Meaning of DEXTROMETHORPHAN in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌdek-strō-mi-ˈthȯr-ˌfan ]


Etymology: dextr- + methy l + morph in an parent substance of morphine alkaloids, from morphine + -an (III)

Date: 1967

: a nonaddictive cough suppressant C 18 H 25 NO that is widely used especially in the form of its hydrobromide

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