Definition of acetohexamide in English:

acetohexamide

noun

Pharmacology
  • An oral hypoglycaemic drug of the sulphonylurea class.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine. From aceto- + hexa- + amide.

Pronunciation:

acetohexamide

/ˌasɪtəʊˈhɛksəmʌɪd/