Definition of mecamylamine
: a drug that is used orally in the form of its hydrochloride C11H21N·HCl as a ganglionic blocking agent to effect a rapid lowering of severely elevated blood pressure
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George has has tested the antidepressant-assisting effects of mecamylamine, a drug that blocks nicotine receptors without partially activating them.
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Origin and Etymology of mecamylamine
from Mecamylamine, a trademark
First Known Use: 1955See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of mecamylamine
: a drug administered orally in the form of its hydrochloride C11H21N·HCl as a ganglionic blocking agent to effect a rapid lowering of severely elevated blood pressure
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