aminopyrine
aminopyrine aminopyrine n. 1. 1 a white crystalline substance used as an analgesic and antipyretic.

Syn: amidopyrine [WordNet 1.5]


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  • aminopyrine — [ə mē΄nōpī′rēn΄, am΄ə nōpī′rēn΄, ə mē΄nō pī′rin, am΄ə nō pī′rin] n. 〚( dimethyl)amino + (ANTI)PYRINE〛 a colorless, crystalline powder, C13H17N3O, sometimes used to reduce fever or pain: may cause agranulocytosis * * * a·mi·no·py·rine (ə mē nō… …   Universalium

  • aminopyrine — [ə mē΄nōpī′rēn΄, am΄ə nōpī′rēn΄, ə mē΄nō pī′rin, am΄ə nō pī′rin] n. [( dimethyl)amino + (ANTI)PYRINE] a colorless, crystalline powder, C13H17N3O, sometimes used to reduce fever or pain: may cause agranulocytosis …   English World dictionary

  • aminopyrine — ● amidopyrine ou aminopyrine nom féminin Médicament utilisé pour son action analgésique et antipyrétique dans les syndromes douloureux et les états grippaux. (Substance très toxique, elle peut provoquer une agranulocytose mortelle.) ● amidopyrine …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • aminopyrine — Formerly widely used as an antipyretic and analgesic in rheumatism, neuritis, and common colds; may cause leukocytopenia; used to measure total body water. SYN: amidopyrine, aminophenazone, dip …   Medical dictionary

  • aminopyrine — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from amino + antipyrine Date: circa 1936 a crystalline compound C13H17N3O formerly used to relieve pain and fever but now largely abandoned for this purpose because of the oc …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aminopyrine — n. medicine which relieves pain and reduces fever …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aminopyrine — ami·no·py·rine …   English syllables

  • aminopyrine — noun a white crystalline substance used as an analgesic and antipyretic • Syn: ↑amidopyrine • Hypernyms: ↑analgesic, ↑anodyne, ↑painkiller, ↑pain pill * * * əˌmēnōˈpīˌrēn, aˌ , rə̇n; ˌaməˌnōˈ n …   Useful english dictionary

  • aminopyrine breath test — (for liver function) a breath test in which the patient is given a dose of 14C labeled aminopyrine and at 15 minute intervals for two hours the amount of 14C labeled carbon dioxide in the patient s breath is measured. Excessively low levels of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Unspecific monooxygenase — Identifiers EC number 1.14.14.1 CAS number 62213 32 5 …   Wikipedia

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