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methamphetamine

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noun meth·am·phet·amine \ˌme-tham-ˈfe-tə-ˌmēn, -thəm-, -mən\

Definition of methamphetamine

  1. :  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



1949

First Known Use of methamphetamine

1949


Medical Dictionary

methamphetamine

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noun meth·am·phet·amine \ˌmeth-am-ˈfet-ə-ˌmēn, ˌmeth-əm-, -mən\

Medical Definition of methamphetamine

  1. :  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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