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dextroamphetamine

[dek-stroh-am-fet-uh-meen, -min] /ˌdɛk stroʊ æmˈfɛt əˌmin, -mɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C 9 H 13 N, that stimulates the central nervous system: used in medicine as an antidepressive and appetite suppressant.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; dextro- + amphetamine
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British Dictionary definitions for dextro amphetamine

dextroamphetamine

/ˌdɛkstrəʊæmˈfɛtəˌmiːn; -mɪn/
noun
1.
a dextrorotatory amphetamine, used to suppress appetite
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dextro amphetamine in Medicine

dextroamphetamine dex·tro·am·phet·a·mine (děk'strō-ām-fět'ə-mēn', -mĭn)
n.
A white crystalline isomer of amphetamine that is used its phosphate or sulfate salt forms as a central nervous system stimulant.

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