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diphenhydramine

diphenhydramine

noun di·phen·hy·dra·mine \ˌdī-ˌfen-ˈhī-drə-ˌmēn\

Definition of DIPHENHYDRAMINE

:  an antihistamine C17H21NO used especially in the form of its hydrochloride

First Known Use of DIPHENHYDRAMINE

1948

diphenhydramine

noun di·phen·hy·dra·mine \ˌdī-ˌfen-ˈhī-drə-ˌmēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIPHENHYDRAMINE

:  an antihistamine used especially in the form of its hydrochloride C17H21NO·HCl to treat allergy symptoms and motion sickness and to induce sleep—see benadryl

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