aminopyrine


ami·no·py·rine

noun \ə-ˌmē-nō-ˈpī(-ə)r-ˌēn\

Definition of AMINOPYRINE

:  a crystalline compound C13H17N3O formerly used to relieve pain and fever but now largely abandoned for this purpose because of the occurrence of fatal agranulocytosis as a side effect in some users

Origin of AMINOPYRINE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from amino + antipyrine
First Known Use: circa 1936

ami·no·py·rine

noun \ə-ˌmē-nō-ˈpī(ə)r-ˌēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMINOPYRINE

: a white crystalline compound C13H17N3O formerly used to relieve pain and fever but now largely abandoned for this purpose because of the occurrence of fatal agranulocytosis as a side effect in some users

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