Dextromethorphan meaning

dĕkstrō-mə-thôrfăn
An antitussive drug, C18 H25 NO, that is used in its hydrobromide form and is less addictive than codeine.
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An antitussive drug, C18 H25 NO, that is used in its hydrobromide form and is less addictive than codeine.
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Origin of dextromethorphan

  • dextro– meth– (m)orph(in)an structural basis for a group of opioids (morphin(e)) (–an)

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