norephedrine

noun
nor·​ephedrine | \ ¦nȯr, (ˈ)nȯr+ \

Definition of norephedrine

: a crystalline compound C6H5CHOHCH(CH3)NH2 known in three optically isomeric forms of which the levoratatory form occurs naturally with ephedrine; 1-phenyl-2-amino-1-propanol

called also phenylpropanolamine

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nor- + ephedrine

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“Norephedrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/norephedrine. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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