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He came to Strasbourg, France, to witness the free speech argument in Harry Evans's landmark thalidomide case.
British Dictionary definitions for thalidomide
- a synthetic drug formerly used as a sedative and hypnotic but withdrawn from the market when found to cause abnormalities in developing fetuses. Formula: C 13 H 10 N 2 O 4
- (as modifier)a thalidomide baby
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Cultural definitions for thalidomide
A sedative drug that was developed and used in Europe in the 1960s. Thalidomide was taken off the market when it became evident that it caused severe birth defects in babies born to women who had used the drug during pregnancy.