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
Translations

diphenhydramine

n. difenhidramina, nombre comercial Benadryl, antihistamínico.

diphenhydramine

n difenhidramina
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Podas curtas foram realizadas deixando-se 2 a 3 gemas por esporao no inverno e 5 a 6 gemas no verao; utilizou-se Dormex (4%) para inducao da quebra de dormencia.
This led to a temporary suspension of sales and usage of Dormex on February 23, 2002, and strengthening of protective measures, as specified on the pesticide label when sales were resumed on June 20, 2003.
A 10% (v/v) solution of Dormex (SKW), which is a 50% (v/v) liquid solution of hydrogen cyanamide, was sprayed as a mist sufficient to wet leaf surface onto 1-wk-old wheat seedling plants.
It will also continue to focus on the exploration activities at its Sleeping Giant Mine and its Dormex property adjacent to the mine.
During January--February 2001, eight cases of acute illness in the county of Ragusa, Italy, were reported to the Italian National Institute for Health (INIH) by the Milan Poison Control Center (MPCC) and were attributed to exposure to Dormex [R], a plant growth regulator with hydrogen cyanamide as the active ingredient.