meclizine

meclizine

[mek-luh-zeen]
noun Pharmacology.
a compound, C 2 5 H 2 7 ClN 2 , used for preventing nausea of motion sickness, pregnancy, etc.

Origin:
1950–55; me(thylbenzene) + c(h)l(or)-2 + -i- + (pipera)zine

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meclizine mec·li·zine (měk'lĭ-zēn')
n.
An antihistaminic used in the prevention and treatment of nausea and motion sickness.

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