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An amine derivative of amphetamine, C10H15N, used in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride as a central nervous system stimulant, both medically and illicitly.
(Pharmacology) a variety of amphetamine used for its stimulant action
[C20: from meth- + amphetamine]
meth•am•phet•a•mine(ˌmɛθ æmˈfɛt əˌmin, -mɪn)
a central nervous system stimulant, C10H15N, used in treating narcolepsy, hyperkinesia, and for blood pressure maintenance.
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|Noun||1.||methamphetamine - an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant|
deoxyephedrine, meth, methamphetamine hydrochloride, Methedrine, shabu, chicken feed, crank, chalk, trash, glass, ice
amphetamine, pep pill, upper, speed - a central nervous system stimulant that increases energy and decreases appetite; used to treat narcolepsy and some forms of depression
controlled substance - a drug or chemical substance whose possession and use are controlled by law
methamphetamine[ˌmeθæmˈfetəmiːn] N → metanfetamina f
n → Metamphetamin nt