Medical Dictionary

dextromethorphan

noun dex·tro·me·thor·phan \ˌdek-strō-mi-ˈthr-ˌfan\

Medical Definition of DEXTROMETHORPHAN

:  a nonaddictive cough suppressant that is widely used especially in the form of its hydrobromide C18H25NO·HBr in over-the-counter cough and cold preparations and is a codeine analog of levorphanol lacking the analgesic properties of codeine and producing little or no depression of the central nervous system
April 25, 2015
lissome Hear it
nimble or easily flexed
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