mecamylamine

noun

a ganglion-blocking drug administered orally to lower high blood pressure. Formula: C 11 H 21 N

Nearby words

  1. meatus,
  2. meaty,
  3. mebendazole,
  4. mebi-,
  5. mec,
  6. mecate,
  7. mecca,
  8. mecca balsam,
  9. meccano,
  10. mech.

Word Origin for mecamylamine

C20: from me (thyl) + cam (phane) (a former name of bornane) + -yl + amine

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