methamphetamine


meth·am·phet·amine

noun \ˌme-tham-ˈfe-tə-ˌmēn, -thəm-, -mən\

Definition of METHAMPHETAMINE

:  an amine C10H15N used medically in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride especially in the treatment of obesity and often used illicitly as a stimulant —called also methedrine — compare ice 7

First Known Use of METHAMPHETAMINE

1949

meth·am·phet·amine

noun \ˌmeth-am-ˈfet-ə-ˌmēn, ˌmeth-əm-, -mən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of METHAMPHETAMINE

: an amine C10H15N that is used medically in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride C10H15N·HCl especially to treat attention deficit disorder and obesity and that is often abused illicitly as a stimulant—called also meth, methedrine, methylamphetamine, speed

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