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A synthetic opioid, C15H21NO2, used in its hydrochloride form as an analgesic and sedative. Also called pethidine.
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me•per•i•dine(məˈpɛr ɪˌdin, -dɪn)
a narcotic compound, C15H21NO2, used as an analgesic and sedative.
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|Noun||1.||meperidine - a synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) used to treat pain|
narcotic - a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
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meperidinen meperidina, petidina (INN)
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