chlorpheniramine


chlor·phen·ir·amine

noun \ˌklr-(ˈ)fen-ˈir-ə-ˌmēn, -mən\

Definition of CHLORPHENIRAMINE

:  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

chlor·phen·ir·amine

noun \-fen-ˈir-ə-ˌmēn, -mən, -fən-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHLORPHENIRAMINE

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

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