Meaning of DEXTROMETHORPHAN in English

ˌdekstrōmə̇ˈthȯrˌfan noun

( -s )

Etymology: dextr- + meth yl + m orph in an parent substance of morphine alkaloids, from morphine + -an (III)

: a nonaddicting cough suppressant C 18 H 25 NO that is widely used especially in the form of its hydrobromide in over-the-counter cough and cold preparations

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