Definition of ethchlorvynol in English:

ethchlorvynol

Pronunciation /ˌeTHklôrˈvīnl//ˌeTHklôrˈvīnôl/

noun

  • another name for Placidyl
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Ethchlorvynol is used to treat insomnia (trouble in sleeping).’

Pronunciation

ethchlorvynol

/ˌeTHklôrˈvīnl//ˌeTHklôrˈvīnôl/