phenmetrazine

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noun phen·met·ra·zine \(ˌ)fen-ˈme-trə-ˌzēn\

Definition of phenmetrazine

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

Origin and Etymology of phenmetrazine

phenyl + methyl + tetra- + azine


First Known Use: 1956


Medical Dictionary

phenmetrazine

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noun phen·met·ra·zine \(ˈ)fen-ˈme-trə-ˌzēn\

Medical Definition of phenmetrazine

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


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