Meaning of PHENYLEPHRINE in English

ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈeˌfrēn, -_frə̇n noun

( -s )

Etymology: phenyl + epin ephrine

: a basic compound C 9 H 13 NO 2 related chemically to epinephrine and ephedrine and used in the form of the hydrochloride as a vasoconstrictor to the nasal mucosa, a mydriatic in ophthalmology, and by injection to raise the blood pressure

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