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[dek-si-dreen, -drin] /ˈdɛk sɪˌdrin, -drɪn/
Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of dextroamphetamine. Unabridged
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  • I reached down to my suitcase and from where I'd been going to get a miltown I took a Dexedrine and popped it in my mouth.

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British Dictionary definitions for Dexedrine


a trademark for dextroamphetamine
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Word Origin and History for Dexedrine

1942, trademark (Smith, Kline and French Laboratories) for dexamphetamine sulphate, probably from dextro- + chemical ending from Benzedrine, etc.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Dexedrine in Medicine

Dexedrine Dex·e·drine (děk'sĭ-drĭn, -drēn')

A trademark used for dextroamphetamine.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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