modafinil


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mo·daf·i·nil

 (mə-dăf′ə-nĭl′)
n.
A nonamphetamine stimulant drug, C15H15NO2S, that promotes wakefulness and is used to treat narcolepsy and other sleep disorders.

[moda-, origin unknown + alteration of (sul)finyl, one of its constituents.]

modafinil

(məʊˈdæfɪnɪl)
n
a stimulant drug used to treat narcolepsy
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modafinil

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