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meperidine

[ muh-per-i-deen, -din ]
/ məˈpɛr ɪˌdin, -dɪn /
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noun Pharmacology.
a narcotic compound, C15H21NO2, used as an analgesic and sedative.
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Origin of meperidine

First recorded in 1945–50; me(thyl) + (pi)peridine
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