pemoline definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A white crystalline synthetic compound, C9H8N2O2, used as a mild stimulant of the central nervous system, usually for treating hyperkinetic disorders in children.
Origin: p(h)e(nyl) + (a)m(ine) + (az)ol(e) + -ine2.
pemoline - Medical Definition
A white, crystalline synthetic compound that is used as a mild stimulant of the central nervous system, especially in the treatment of depression.