Cimetidine Definition

sĭ-mĕtĭ-dēn, -dīn
noun
A drug, C10H16N6S, that blocks the histamine receptors, thus reducing gastric secretion: used in treating certain peptic ulcers.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
tagamet

Origin of Cimetidine

  • Alteration of cy(ano–) met(hyl) (guan)idine

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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