Origin of Omeprazole
Origin uncertain; the OED suggests o(xy-) + me(thyl-) + p(y)r(idine) + (imid)az(ole) + (ind)ole.
Perhaps o(xy)– me(thyl) -prazole antiulcer agent suff. (ultimately from (benzimid)azole)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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