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methamphetamine


methamphetamine

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

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
February 28, 2015
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