phenmetrazine

noun
phen·​met·​ra·​zine | \ (ˌ)fen-ˈme-trə-ˌzēn How to pronounce phenmetrazine (audio) \

Definition of phenmetrazine

: a sympathomimetic stimulant C11H15NO used in the form of its hydrochloride as an appetite suppressant

First Known Use of phenmetrazine

1956, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phenmetrazine

phenyl + methyl + tetra- + azine

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“Phenmetrazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phenmetrazine. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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phenmetrazine

noun
phen·​met·​ra·​zine | \ (ˈ)fen-ˈme-trə-ˌzēn How to pronounce phenmetrazine (audio) \

Medical Definition of phenmetrazine

: a sympathomimetic stimulant used in the form of its hydrochloride C11H15NO·HCl as an appetite suppressant — see preludin

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