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Dexedrine

[dek-si-dreen, -drin]
Pharmacology, Trademark.
  1. a brand of dextroamphetamine
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  • I reached down to my suitcase and from where I'd been going to get a miltown I took a dexedrine and popped it in my mouth.

    No Great Magic

    Fritz Reuter Leiber


British Dictionary definitions for dexedrine

Dexedrine

noun
  1. a trademark for dextroamphetamine
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Word Origin and History for dexedrine

Dexedrine

n.

1942, trademark (Smith, Kline and French Laboratories) for dexamphetamine sulphate, probably from dextro- + chemical ending from Benzedrine, etc.

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dexedrine in Medicine

Dexedrine

(dĕksĭ-drĭn, -drēn′)
  1. A trademark for the drug dextroamphetamine sulfate.
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