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British Dictionary definitions for mecamylamine

mecamylamine

noun
  1. a ganglion-blocking drug administered orally to lower high blood pressure. Formula: C 11 H 21 N
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Word Origin

C20: from me (thyl) + cam (phane) (a former name of bornane) + -yl + amine
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