diphenhydramine

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noun di·phen·hy·dra·mine \ˌdī-ˌfen-ˈhī-drə-ˌmēn\

Definition of diphenhydramine

  1. :  an antihistamine C17H21NO used especially in the form of its hydrochloride

1948

First Known Use of diphenhydramine

1948


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diphenhydramine

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noun di·phen·hy·dra·mine \ˌdī-ˌfen-ˈhī-drə-ˌmēn\

Medical Definition of diphenhydramine

  1. :  an antihistamine used especially in the form of its hydrochloride C17H21NO·HCl to treat allergy symptoms and motion sickness and to induce sleep—see benadryl


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