dimenhydrinate

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di·men·hy·dri·nate

 (dī′mĕn-hī′drə-nāt′)
n.
A drug composed of two chemicals, diphenhydramine and 8-chlorotheophylline, used to prevent motion sickness.

[dime(thyl) + (ami)n(e) + hydrinate (hydr(am)in(e) + -ate).]

dimenhydrinate

(ˌdaɪmɛnˈhaɪdrɪˌneɪt)
n
(Pharmacology) a white slightly soluble bitter-tasting crystalline substance: an antihistamine used in the prevention of nausea, esp in travel sickness. Formula: C24H28ClN5O3
[from dime(thyl + ami)n(e) + (diphen)hydr(am)in(e) + -ate1]

di•men•hy•dri•nate

(ˌdaɪ mɛnˈhaɪ drəˌneɪt)

n.
a synthetic antihistamine in powder form, used for treating allergic disorders and preventing motion sickness.
[1945–50; dime (thyl) + (ami) n (e) + hydr(am)ine + -ate2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dimenhydrinate - antihistamine and antiemetic (trade name Dramamine) used to treat motion sicknessdimenhydrinate - antihistamine and antiemetic (trade name Dramamine) used to treat motion sickness
antiemetic, antiemetic drug - a drug that prevents or alleviates nausea and vomiting
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
Translations

Dramamine

, dimenhydrinate
n. Dramamina, dimenhidrinato, anthistamínico usado en el tratamiento de náusea.

dimenhydrinate

n dimenhidrinato