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meperidine

[muh-per-i-deen, -din] /məˈpɛr ɪˌdin, -dɪn/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a narcotic compound, C 1 5 H 2 1 NO 2 , used as an analgesic and sedative.
Origin of meperidine
1945-1950
First recorded in 1945-50; me(thyl) + (pi)peridine
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meperidine in Medicine

meperidine me·per·i·dine (mə-pěr'ĭ-dēn')
n.
A synthetic narcotic compound used in its hydrochloride form as an analgesic and a sedative.

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