diphenhydramine

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di·phen·hy·dra·mine

 (dī′fĕn-hī′drə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
A sedating antihistamine drug, C17H21NO, used usually in the form of its hydrochloride to treat symptoms of colds and allergic conditions, motion sickness, insomnia, and parkinsonism.

diphenhydramine

(ˌdaɪfɛnˈhaɪdrəˌmiːn)
n
a compound used in medicines, in the form of diphenhydramine hydrochloride, as an antihistamine, sedative, and anticholinergic
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Noun1.diphenhydramine - antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sicknessdiphenhydramine - antihistamine (trade name Benadryl) used to treat allergic reactions involving the nasal passages (hay fever) and also to treat motion sickness
antihistamine - a medicine used to treat allergies and hypersensitive reactions and colds; works by counteracting the effects of histamine on a receptor site
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diphenhydramine

n. difenhidramina, nombre comercial Benadryl, antihistamínico.

diphenhydramine

n difenhidramina
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Great news for those who like to enjoy the odd 40 winks.
The walkways were all lined with trees which were the dormitory for our feathered friends, thousands of them, and if you were wearing a smart navy blue or charcoal grey suit and you were brave enough or foolish enough to take that route then you were likely to board your train wearing a chalk stripe as our friends in the trees did not like to be disturbed whilst trying to have 40 winks.
The walkways were all lined with trees which were the dormitory for our feathered friends, thousands of them, and if you were wearing a smart navy blue or charcoal grey suit and you were brave enough or foolish enough to take that route, then you were likely to board your train wearing a chalk stripe as our friends in the trees did not like to be disturbed whilst having 40 winks.
As people in developed nations increasingly obsess over the quality of their 40 winks, technology companies are cashing in with so-called 'sleep tech' - gadgets to stop wearers snoring or collect data on their sleep cycles.
According to The Times, British Airways, which offers premium customers soft blankets with satin trim and padded mattress covers designed by The White Company, said: "We encourage passengers to try to grab 40 winks when they fly with us, rather than the bedding."
THERE'S no Holden back the three chins as this Britain's Got Talent judge grabs 40 winks flying home from hols.
However, a year in our midst was enough to make the Irishman realise that a giant is more comatose than having 40 winks.
Huddersfield and Reading's regular season numbers and head-toheads point at yet another serving of 40 winks for the neutral, when this pair hit the field of dreams.
Danny, 38, caught his 40 winks on the peer - a Tory politician, deputy chair of Ofcom and Royal Bank of Scotland director - after scooping the Straight Ally gong.
Falling and staying asleep can be a struggle at times, but there are some simple strategies that may help you get your 40 winks.
I think quite a few Bobbies snatched 40 winks there - the red dust on their capes was the giveaway!