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meperidine

noun me·per·i·dine \mə-ˈper-ə-ˌdēn\

Definition of MEPERIDINE

:  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
Medical Dictionary

meperidine

noun me·per·i·dine \mə-ˈper-ə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of MEPERIDINE

:  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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