Meaning of PHENYLEPHRINE in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ -ˈe-ˌfrēn, -frən ]


Etymology: phenyl + epin ephrine

Date: circa 1947

: a sympathomimetic agent C 9 H 13 NO 2 that is used in the form of its hydrochloride as a vasoconstrictor, a mydriatic, a nasal decongestant, and by injection to raise the blood pressure

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