meprobamate


mep·ro·bam·ate

noun \ˌme-prō-ˈba-ˌmāt\

Definition of MEPROBAMATE

:  a bitter carbamate C9H18N2O4 used as a tranquilizer

Origin of MEPROBAMATE

methyl + propyl + dicarbamate
First Known Use: 1955

mep·ro·bam·ate

noun \ˌmep-rō-ˈbam-ˌāt also mə-ˈprō-bə-ˌmāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MEPROBAMATE

: a bitter carbamate C9H18N2O4 used as a tranquilizer—see equanil, meprospan, miltown

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