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metoclopramide

[met-oh-kloh-pruh-mahyd] /ˌmɛt oʊˈkloʊ prəˌmaɪd/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a white crystalline substance, C 1 4 H 2 2 ClN 3 O 2 , used primarily in the symptomatic treatment of certain upper gastrointestinal tract problems, and as an antiemetic.
Origin of metoclopramide
met(h)o(benzamide) a component + c(h)lo(ro)-2 + -pr- of uncertain derivation + amide
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