metoclopramide

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met·o·clo·pra·mide

 (mĕt′ə-klō′prə-mīd′)
n.
A dopamine antagonist, C14H22ClN3O2, that stimulates movement in the upper gastrointestinal tract, used in its hydrochloride form to treat nausea, gastroesophageal reflux, and diabetic gastroparesis.

[French métoclopramide : mét(h)-, meth- + o(xy)-, oxy- + c(h)lo(ro)-, chloro- + pr(ocaïn)amide, procainamide, a drug used to treat arrhythmia (procaïne, procaine + amide, amide).]
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metoclopramide

n metoclopramida
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