propoxyphene

[ proh-pok-suh-feen ]
/ proʊˈpɒk səˌfin /

noun

Pharmacology. a nonnarcotic analgesic, C22H29NO2.

Nearby words

  1. propositional calculus,
  2. propositional function,
  3. propositus,
  4. propound,
  5. propoxur,
  6. propr,
  7. propr.,
  8. propraetor,
  9. propraetorial,
  10. propranolol

Origin of propoxyphene

First recorded in 1950–55; prop(ionate) + oxy-2 + (di)phen(yl)

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