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mecamylamine

noun mec·a·myl·amine \ˌme-kə-ˈmi-lə-ˌmēn\

Definition of MECAMYLAMINE

:  a drug that is used orally in the form of its hydrochloride C11H21N·HCl as a ganglionic blocking agent to effect a rapid lowering of severely elevated blood pressure

Origin of MECAMYLAMINE

from Mecamylamine, a trademark
First Known Use: 1955

mecamylamine

noun mec·a·myl·a·mine \ˌmek-ə-ˈmil-ə-ˌmēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MECAMYLAMINE

:  a drug administered orally in the form of its hydrochloride C11H21N·HCl as a ganglionic blocking agent to effect a rapid lowering of severely elevated blood pressure

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