Definition of ethchlorvynol in US English:

ethchlorvynol

Pronunciation /ˌeTHklôrˈvīnôl//ˌeTHklôrˈvīnl/

noun

  • another name for Placidyl
    • ‘Ethchlorvynol is used to treat insomnia (trouble in sleeping).’
    • ‘Taking ethchlorvynol during the last 3 months of pregnancy may cause slow heartbeat, shortness of breath, troubled breathing, or withdrawal side effects in the newborn baby.’

Pronunciation

ethchlorvynol

/ˌeTHklôrˈvīnôl//ˌeTHklôrˈvīnl/