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meperidine

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noun me·per·i·dine \mə-ˈper-ə-ˌdēn\

Definition of meperidine

  1. :  a synthetic narcotic drug C15H21NO2 used in the form of its hydrochloride as an analgesic, sedative, and antispasmodic



Origin of meperidine

methyl + piperidine


First Known Use: 1947


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meperidine

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noun me·per·i·dine \mə-ˈper-ə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of meperidine

  1. :  a synthetic narcotic drug used in the form of its hydrochloride C15H21NO2·HCl as an analgesic, sedative, and antispasmodic—called also isonipecaine, pethidine




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