phenmetrazine

noun

phen·​met·​ra·​zine (ˌ)fen-ˈme-trə-ˌzēn How to pronounce phenmetrazine (audio)
: a sympathomimetic stimulant C11H15NO used in the form of its hydrochloride as an appetite suppressant

Word History

Etymology

phenyl + methyl + tetra- + azine

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of phenmetrazine was in 1956

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Cite this Entry

“Phenmetrazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenmetrazine. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

phenmetrazine

noun
phen·​met·​ra·​zine (ˈ)fen-ˈme-trə-ˌzēn How to pronounce phenmetrazine (audio)
: a sympathomimetic stimulant used in the form of its hydrochloride C11H15NO·HCl as an appetite suppressant see preludin
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