aminopyrine

noun ami·no·py·rine \ ə-ˌmē-nō-ˈpī(-ə)r-ˌēn \

Definition of aminopyrine

: a crystalline compound C13H17N3O formerly used to relieve pain and fever but now largely abandoned for this purpose because of the occurrence of fatal agranulocytosis as a side effect in some users

Origin and Etymology of aminopyrine

International Scientific Vocabulary, from amino + antipyrine


Medical Dictionary

aminopyrine

noun ami·no·py·rine \ ə-ˌmē-nō-ˈpī(ə)r-ˌēn \

medical Definition of aminopyrine

: a white crystalline compound C13H17N3O formerly used to relieve pain and fever but now largely abandoned for this purpose because of the occurrence of fatal agranulocytosis as a side effect in some users

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