Meaning of Thalidomide



English: Thalidomide
Bangla: একটি অধুনা-নিষিদ্ধ বেদনানিবারক ঔষধ
Hindi:
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात
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Bangla Academy Dictionary:


Definition: 1

a crystalline, slightly water-soluble solid, C 13 H 10 N 2 O 4 , formerly used as a sedative: if taken during pregnancy, it may cause severe abnormalities in the limbs of the fetus.

Definition: 2

a synthetic drug formerly used as a sedative and hypnotic but withdrawn from the market when found to cause abnormalities in developing fetuses. Formula: C13H10N2O4 (as modifier): a thalidomide baby