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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Origin and Etymology of norephedrine

nor- + ephedrine


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