Definition of mebutamate in English:

mebutamate

noun

Pharmacology
  • A compound with sedative and anti-hypertensive properties, administered orally in the treatment of hypertension; 2- sec -butyl-2-methyltrimethylene dicarbamate, C ₁₀ H ₂₀ N ₂ O ₄.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in New Scientist. From me- + but- + -amate, probably after meprobamate.

Pronunciation

mebutamate

/məˈbjuːtəmeɪt/