ephedrine


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e·phed·rine

 (ĭ-fĕd′rĭn, ĕf′ĭ-drēn′)
n.
A white, odorless, powdered or crystalline alkaloid, C10H15NO, isolated from shrubs of the genus Ephedra or made synthetically. It is used in the treatment of allergies and asthma.

[Latin ephedra, horsetail; see ephedra + -ine.]

ephedrine

(ɪˈfɛdrɪn; ˈɛfɪˌdriːn; -drɪn) or

ephedrin

n
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline alkaloid obtained from plants of the genus Ephedra: used for the treatment of asthma and hay fever; l-phenyl-2-methylaminopropanol. Formula: C6H5CH(OH)CH(NHCH3)CH3
[C19: from New Latin ephedra + -ine2]

e•phed•rine

(ɪˈfɛd rɪn, ˈɛf ɪˌdrin, -drɪn)

n.
a white, crystalline alkaloid, C10H15N, obtained from a species of Ephedra or synthesized: used in medicine chiefly for the treatment of asthma, hay fever, and colds.
[1885–90; < New Latin Ephedr(a) ephedra + -ine2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ephedrine - white odorless powdered or crystalline alkaloid from plants of the genus Ephedra (especially Ephedra sinica) or made synthetically; used as a bronchodilator to treat bronchitis and asthma
bronchodilator - a drug that relaxes and dilates the bronchial passageways and improves the passages of air into the lungs
alkaloid - natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
Translations

ephedrine

[ˈefɪdrɪn] Nefedrina f

e·phed·rine

n. efedrina, alcaloide, tipo de adrenalina de efecto broncodilatador.

ephedrine

n efedrina
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