dimenhydrinate

noun
di·​men·​hy·​dri·​nate | \ ˌdī-ˌmen-ˈhī-drə-ˌnāt How to pronounce dimenhydrinate (audio) \

Definition of dimenhydrinate

: a crystalline antihistamine C24H28ClN5O3 used especially to prevent nausea (as in motion sickness)

First Known Use of dimenhydrinate

circa 1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dimenhydrinate

dimethyl + amine + hydr- + amine + -ate entry 1

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The first known use of dimenhydrinate was circa 1950

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dimenhydrinate

noun
di·​men·​hy·​dri·​nate | \ ˌdī-ˌmen-ˈhī-drə-ˌnāt How to pronounce dimenhydrinate (audio) \

Medical Definition of dimenhydrinate

: a crystalline antihistamine C24H28ClN5O3 used especially to prevent nausea (as in motion sickness)

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