meclizine
noun Etymology: methyl + chlor- + -izine (alteration of azine) Date: 1954 a drug C25H27ClN2 used usually in the form of its hydrochloride to treat vertigo and nausea (as in motion sickness)

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  • Méclizine — Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • meclizine — [mek′lə zēn΄] n. [ ME(THYL BENZENE) + C(H)L(OROFORM) + I + (PIPERA)ZINE] an antihistamine, C25H27ClN2, used for treating nausea and motion sickness …   English World dictionary

  • Meclizine — drugbox IUPAC name = 1 [(4 chlorophenyl) phenyl methyl] 4 [(3 methylphenyl)methyl] piperazine CAS number = 569 65 3 ATC prefix = A04 ATC suffix = AB04 ATC supplemental = ATC|R06|AE05 PubChem = 4034 DrugBank = APRD00354 C=25 | H=27 | Cl=1 | N=2… …   Wikipedia

  • meclizine — noun an antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent motion sickness • Syn: ↑meclizine hydrochloride, ↑Antivert • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Antivert) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • meclizine — /mek leuh zeen /, n. Pharm. a compound, C25H27ClN2, used for preventing nausea of motion sickness, pregnancy, etc. [1950 55; ME(THYLBENZENE) + C(H)L(OR) 2 + I + (PIPERA)ZINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • meclizine — noun A piperazine antihistamine considered to be an antiemetic. Syn: meclozine …   Wiktionary

  • meclizine — mec·li·zine or Brit mec·lo·zine mek lə .zēn n a drug used usu. in the form of its hydrated hydrochloride C25H27ClN2·2HCl·H2O to treat nausea and vertigo see ANTIVERT …   Medical dictionary

  • meclizine — n. (Medicine) antihistamine used to treat vomiting and dizziness (trade name Antivert) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • meclizine — mec·li·zine …   English syllables

  • meclizine hydrochloride — noun an antihistamine (trade name Antivert) used to treat or prevent motion sickness • Syn: ↑meclizine, ↑Antivert • Usage Domain: ↑trade name (for: ↑Antivert) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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