noun Pharmacology.

a potent adrenergic neuron blocking agent, C10H22N4, used in the treatment of hypertension.

Origin of guanethidine

1955–60; by insertion of eth(yl) into guanidine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

guanethidine in Medicine




A drug used as its sulfate salt in the treatment of hypertension.
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