diphenhydramine

[dahy-fen-hahy-druh-meen]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. a white, crystalline, antihistaminic compound, C17H21NO, used orally, topically, and parenterally, especially for allergies.

Origin of diphenhydramine

First recorded in 1945–50; diphen(yl) + hydr-2 + amine
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