donepezil

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do·nep·e·zil

 (dō-nĕp′ə-zĭl′)
n.
A drug, C24H29NO3, that inhibits acetylcholinesterase and is used in its hydrochloride form to treat mild to moderate dementia caused by Alzheimer's disease.

[Perhaps (in)done, a ketone (ind(ene) + -one) + (pi)pe(ridine) + alteration of (ben)zyl.]

donepezil

(dəˈnɛpəzɪl)
n
a drug used to treat dementia
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donepezil

n donepezilo
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