droperidol

[droh-per-i-dawl, -dol]

noun Pharmacology.

a phenothiazine, C22H22FN3O2, used as an anesthetic or antiemetic, or for emergency control of severe behavioral disturbance.

Nearby words

  1. drop-in centre,
  2. drop-kick,
  3. drop-off,
  4. drop-ship,
  5. dropback,
  6. drophead coupé,
  7. droplet,
  8. droplet infection,
  9. droplight,
  10. dropline

Origin of droperidol

(dehy)dro(benz)peridol

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