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thalidomide
American English: /θəˈlɪdəˌmaɪd/
British English: /θəˈlɪdəmʌɪd/

Translation of thalidomide in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Kevin is one of the many people born with shortened limbs after his mother took thalidomide to treat morning sickness during pregnancy.
    • Cases of phocomelia in the early 1960's in Germany and Australia led to the identification of thalidomide as a human teratogen.
    • Medications like thalidomide or isotretinon can cause tragic birth defects.
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