meperidine[mə per′ə dēn′]
meperidine definition by Webster's New World
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a synthetic, bitter-tasting, crystalline narcotic, CHNO, used as a sedative and analgesic
Origin: me(thyl) plush (pi)peridine
meperidine definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A synthetic narcotic compound, C15H21NO2, used in its hydrochloride form as an analgesic and sedative.
Origin: me(thyl) + (pi)peridine.