piracetam


pir·ac·e·tam

noun \ˌpī(-ə)r-ˈa-sə-ˌtam\

Definition of PIRACETAM

:  an amine C6H10N2O2 that has been used as a nootropic

Origin of PIRACETAM

International Scientific Vocabulary pir- (alteration of pyrrolidine, a pyrrole derivative) + acetamide
First Known Use: 1972

pir·ac·e·tam

noun \ˌpī(ə)r-ˈas-ə-ˌtam\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PIRACETAM

: a derivative C6H10N2O2 of pyrrolidine that has been used as a nootropic

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