omeprazole

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o·mep·ra·zole

 (ō-mĕp′rə-zōl′)
n.
A proton pump inhibitor drug, C17H19N3O3S, that suppresses gastric acid secretion and is used for the treatment of duodenal and gastric ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease.

[Perhaps o(xy)- + me(thyl) + -prazole, antiulcer agent suff. (probably p(ipe)r(idine) + (benzimid)azole).]
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Noun1.omeprazole - antacid (trade name Prilosec) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
alkaliser, alkalizer, antacid, antiacid, gastric antacid - an agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
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