pentylenetetrazol

noun
pen·​tyl·​ene·​tet·​ra·​zol | \ˌpen-tə-ˌlēn-ˈte-trə-ˌzȯl, -ˌzōl\

Definition of pentylenetetrazol 

: an analeptic drug C6H10N4

First Known Use of pentylenetetrazol

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pentylenetetrazol

penta- + methylene + tetrazole (CH2N4)

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pentylenetetrazol

noun
pen·​tyl·​ene·​tet·​ra·​zol | \ˌpent-i-ˌlēn-ˈte-trə-ˌzȯl, -ˌzōl \

Medical Definition of pentylenetetrazol 

: a white crystalline drug C6H10N4 used as a respiratory and circulatory stimulant and for producing a state of convulsion in treating certain mental illnesses

called also leptazol

— see metrazol

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