methamphetamine
noun Date: 1949 an amine C10H15N used medically in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride especially in the treatment of obesity and often used illicitly as a stimulant — called also methedrine — compare ice 7

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Methamphetamine — Méthamphétamine Pour les articles homonymes, voir ICE. Méthamphétamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • methamphetamine — 1949, from METHYL (Cf. methyl) + AMPHETAMINE (Cf. amphetamine); so called because it was a methyl derivative of amphetamine …   Etymology dictionary

  • methamphetamine — [meth΄am fet′ə mēn΄, meth΄am fet′əmin] n. [ METH(O) + AMPHETAMINE] a white, crystalline derivative of amphetamine, C10H15N, used in the form of its hydrochloride as a drug that is more stimulating than amphetamine …   English World dictionary

  • Methamphetamine — Meth and Tik redirect here. For other uses, see Meth (disambiguation) and Tik (disambiguation). This article is about the psychostimulant drug, methamphetamine, in both racemic and dextrorotatory forms. For the CNS inactive OTC nasal decongestant …   Wikipedia

  • Méthamphétamine — Pour les articles homonymes, voir ICE. Méthamphétamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Methamphetamine — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • methamphetamine — /meth am fet euh meen , min/, n. Pharm. a central nervous system stimulant, C10H15N, used clinically in the treatment of narcolepsy, hyperkinesia, and for blood pressure maintenance in hypotensive states: also widely used as an illicit drug.… …   Universalium

  • Methamphetamine — …   Википедия

  • methamphetamine — noun A highly addictive phenethylamine stimulant drug, similar to cocaine. Its systematic (UIPAC) name is (S) N methyl 1 phenylpropan 2 amine. Syn: ice, crystal, crystal meth, glass, meth …   Wiktionary

  • methamphetamine — meth·am·phet·amine .meth am fet ə .mēn, .meth əm , mən n an amine C10H15N that is used medically in the form of its crystalline hydrochloride C10H15N·HCl esp. to treat attention deficit disorder and obesity and that is often abused illicitly as a …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”