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brompheniramine

[ brohm-fuh-neer-uh-meen, -min ]
/ ˌbroʊm fəˈnɪər əˌmin, -mɪn /
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noun Pharmacology.

a substance, C16H19BrN2, used as an antihistamine in the management of various allergies, as hay fever.

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Origin of brompheniramine

Presumably coined from contraction of the component names bromophenyl, pyridinepropanamine;see bromo-, phenyl, pyridine, propane, -amine
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