meprobamate[mə prō′bə māt′]
meprobamate definition by Webster's New World
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a bitter, white, crystalline powder, CHNO, used as a tranquilizer
Origin: me(thyl) pro(pyl) (dicar)bamate
meprobamate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A bitter white powder, C9H18N2O4, used as a tranquilizer, muscle relaxant, and anticonvulsant.
Origin: me(thyl) + pro(pyl) + (car)bamate.
meprobamate - Medical Definition
A carbamate derivative used as a sedative and a muscle relaxant.