benzylpiperazine

noun

ben·​zyl·​pi·​per·​a·​zine ˌben-(ˌ)zēl-pī-ˈper-ə-ˌzēn, -zəl- How to pronounce benzylpiperazine (audio)
: a synthetic derivative C11H16N2 of piperazine that is used illicitly as a stimulant
Benzylpiperazine, also known as "BZP," is a recreational designer drug that has euphoric, stimulant properties with effects comparable to those produced by amphetamines. The Tulsa (Oklahoma) World

called also BZP

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“Benzylpiperazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/benzylpiperazine. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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