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meclizine

[ mek-luh-zeen ]
/ ˈmɛk ləˌzin /
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noun Pharmacology.

a compound, C25H27ClN2, used for preventing nausea of motion sickness, pregnancy, etc.

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Origin of meclizine

First recorded in 1950–55; me(thylbenzene) + c(h)l(or)-2 + -i- + (pipera)zine
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Medical definitions for meclizine

meclizine
[ mĕklĭ-zēn′ ]

n.

An antihistaminic used in the prevention and treatment of nausea and motion sickness.
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