Oxo vs Thalidomide - What's the difference?

oxo | thalidomide |


As nouns the difference between oxo and thalidomide

is that oxo is (chemistry|in combination) a substituent oxygen atom connected to another atom by a double bond while thalidomide is (pharmaceutical drug) oxopiperidin-3-yl)-1h-isoindole-1,3(2h)dione c13h10n2[[oxygen|o4 — a drug that was sold during the late 1950s and 1960s as a sleeping aid, and to pregnant women as an antiemetic to combat morning sickness and other symptoms, but was withdrawn after being proven to cause severe birth defects, such as phocomelia; currently used to treat leprosy.

oxo

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry, in combination) A substituent oxygen atom connected to another atom by a double bond
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  • Anagrams

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    thalidomide

    Noun

    (-)
  • (pharmaceutical drug) oxopiperidin-3-yl)-1H-isoindole-1,3(2H)dione C13H10N2[[oxygen, O4 — A drug that was sold during the late 1950s and 1960s as a sleeping aid, and to pregnant women as an antiemetic to combat morning sickness and other symptoms, but was withdrawn after being proven to cause severe birth defects, such as phocomelia; currently used to treat leprosy.
  • Derived terms

    * thalidomide baby ----