mecamylamine

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mecamylamine

(ˌmɛkəˈmɪləˌmiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a ganglion-blocking drug administered orally to lower high blood pressure. Formula: C11H21N
[C20: from me(thyl) + cam(phane) (a former name of bornane) + -yl + amine]
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