Meaning of propanidid in English:

propanidid

Pronunciation /prəʊˈpanɪdɪd/

noun

Pharmacology
  • A short-acting anaesthetic, administered intravenously.

    Chemical name: 4-[2-(diethylamino)-2-oxoethoxy]-3-methoxybenzene acetic acid propyl ester; (CH₃CH₂)₂NCOCH₂O·C₆H₃(OCH₃)·CH₂COOCH₂CH₂CH₃.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in British Journal Anaesthesia. From propane + -idid (of unknown origin).