meprobamate

noun mep·ro·bam·ate \ ˌme-prō-ˈba-ˌmāt \

Definition of meprobamate

: a bitter carbamate C9H18N2O4 used as a tranquilizer

Origin and Etymology of meprobamate

methyl + propyl + dicarbamate


Medical Dictionary

meprobamate

noun mep·ro·bam·ate \ ˌmep-rō-ˈbam-ˌāt also mə-ˈprō-bə-ˌmāt \

medical Definition of meprobamate

: a bitter carbamate C9H18N2O4 used as a tranquilizer — see equanil, meprospan, miltown

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