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