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

First Known Use of aminopyrine

1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aminopyrine

International Scientific Vocabulary, from amino + antipyrine

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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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