noun Pharmacology.

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

Origin of meclizine

First recorded in 1950–55; me(thylbenzene) + c(h)l(or)-2 + -i- + (pipera)zine Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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