methylenedioxypyrovalerone

noun
meth·​y·​lene·​di·​oxy·​py·​ro·​val·​e·​rone | \ ˌme-thə-ˌlēn-(ˌ)dī-ˌäk-sē-ˌpī-rō-ˈva-lə-ˌrōn How to pronounce methylenedioxypyrovalerone (audio) \
variants: also 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone

Medical Definition of methylenedioxypyrovalerone

: mdpv Of the 12 bath salts tested for the Star Tribune, nine contained methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV), a potent stimulant that is not approved for medical use in the United States and was first seized by legal authorities in Germany in 2007, according to the DEA. — Larry Oakes, The Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota), 4 Sept. 2011

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“Methylenedioxypyrovalerone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/methylenedioxypyrovalerone. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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