norephedrine

noun

nor·​ephedrine
¦nȯr,
(ˈ)nȯr+
: 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

Word History

Etymology

nor- + ephedrine

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“Norephedrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/norephedrine. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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