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chlorpheniramine

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noun chlor·phen·ir·amine \ˌklȯr-(ˈ)fen-ˈir-ə-ˌmēn, -mən\

Definition of chlorpheniramine

  1. :  an antihistamine C16H19ClN2 that is usually administered in the form of its maleate



Origin of chlorpheniramine

chlor- + phen- + -ir- (probably alteration of pyridine) + amine


First Known Use: 1964


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chlorpheniramine

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noun chlor·phen·ir·amine \-fen-ˈir-ə-ˌmēn, -mən, -fən-\

Medical Definition of chlorpheniramine

  1. :  an antihistamine that is usually administered in the form of its maleate C16H19ClN2·C4H4O4




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