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amphetamine vs. dextroamphetamine

[ am-fet-uh-meen, -min ]
/ æmˈfɛt əˌmin, -mɪn /

noun
  1. a racemic drug, C9H13N, that stimulates the central nervous system: used chiefly to lift the mood in depressive states and to control the appetite in cases of obesity.
[ dek-stroh-am-fet-uh-meen, -min ]
/ ˌdɛk stroʊ æmˈfɛt əˌmin, -mɪn /

noun
  1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C9H13N, that stimulates the central nervous system: used in medicine as an antidepressive and appetite suppressant.

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