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meprobamate

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noun mep·ro·bam·ate \ˌme-prō-ˈba-ˌmāt\

Definition of meprobamate

  1. :  a bitter carbamate C9H18N2O4 used as a tranquilizer



Origin and Etymology of meprobamate

methyl + propyl + dicarbamate


First Known Use: 1955


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meprobamate

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noun mep·ro·bam·ate \ˌmep-rō-ˈbam-ˌāt also mə-ˈprō-bə-ˌmāt\

Medical Definition of meprobamate

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




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