loperamide

[loh-per-uh-mahyd]

noun Pharmacology.

a substance, C29H33ClN2O2, used in the treatment of diarrhea.

Origin of loperamide

(ch)lo(rophenyl) + (pi)per(idine) + (butyr)amide, three of its chemical components
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