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 (mĕk′lĭ-zēn′) or mec·lo·zine (-lə-)
An antihistamine drug, C25H27ClN2, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat vertigo and motion sickness.

[me(thylbenzene) + c(h)l(oro-) + alteration of (piper)azine.]


(Pharmacology) a drug, C25H27ClN2, used to treat motion sickness
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Noun1.meclizine - an antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent motion sicknessmeclizine - an antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent 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

meclizine, meclozine

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