thalidomide

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  • IPA(key): /θəˈlɪdəˌmaɪd/

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thalidomide (countable and uncountable, plural thalidomides)

  1. (pharmacology) A drug sold during the late 1950s and early 1960s as a sleeping aid, and to pregnant women as an antiemetic to combat morning sickness and other symptoms, but withdrawn as causing severe birth defects, such as phocomelia; currently used to treat leprosy.

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thalidomide f (uncountable)

  1. (pharmacology) thalidomide

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