pemoline

noun
pem·​o·​line | \ ˈpe-mə-ˌlēn How to pronounce pemoline (audio) \

Definition of pemoline

: a synthetic drug C9H8N2O2 that is a mild stimulant of the central nervous system

First Known Use of pemoline

1961, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pemoline

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“Pemoline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pemoline. Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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pemoline

noun
pem·​o·​line | \ ˈpem-ə-ˌlēn How to pronounce pemoline (audio) \

Medical Definition of pemoline

: a synthetic drug C9H8N2O2 that is a mild stimulant of the central nervous system and has been used to treat attention deficit disorder and narcolepsy

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