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pethidine

/ (ˈpɛθɪˌdiːn) /
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noun
a white crystalline water-soluble drug used as an analgesic. Formula: C 15 H 21 NO 2 .HClAlso called: pethidine hydrochloride
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Word Origin for pethidine

C20: perhaps a blend of piperidine + ethyl
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