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meclizine

[mek-luh-zeen] /ˈmɛk ləˌzin/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a compound, C 2 5 H 2 7 ClN 2 , used for preventing nausea of motion sickness, pregnancy, etc.
Origin of meclizine
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-55; me(thylbenzene) + c(h)l(or)-2 + -i- + (pipera)zine
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meclizine mec·li·zine (měk'lĭ-zēn')
n.
An antihistaminic used in the prevention and treatment of nausea and motion sickness.

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