Ephedrine meaning

ĭ-fĕdrĭn, ĕfĭ-drēn
A white, odorless, powdered or crystalline alkaloid, C10 H15 NO, isolated from shrubs of the genus Ephedra or made synthetically. It is used in the treatment of allergies and asthma.
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An alkaloid, C10H15NO, derived from certain ephedras or synthesized, and used to relieve nasal congestion and asthma and to constrict certain blood vessels.
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A white, odorless, powdered or crystalline alkaloid, C10 H15 NO, isolated from shrubs of the genus Ephedra or made synthetically. It is used in the treatment of allergies and asthma.
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A white, odorless, powdered or crystalline alkaloid isolated from shrubs of the genus Ephedra or made synthetically. It is used in the treatment of allergies and asthma. Chemical formula: C10H15NO.
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An alkaloid, found in some species of Ephedra shrubs (prepared synthetically), used as a sympathomimetic drug.
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Origin of ephedrine

  • Latin ephedra horsetail ephedra –ine

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