follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

dimenhydrinate

[dahy-men-hahy-druh-neyt] /ˌdaɪ mɛnˈhaɪ drəˌneɪt/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a synthetic, crystalline, antihistamine powder, C 17 H 22 NO⋅C 7 H 6 ClN 4 O 2 , used in the treatment of allergic disorders and as a preventive for seasickness and airsickness.
Origin of dimenhydrinate
1945-1950
1945-50; dime(thyl) + (ami)n(e) + hydr(am)ine + -ate2
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for dimenhydrinate

dimenhydrinate

/ˌdaɪmɛnˈhaɪdrɪˌneɪt/
noun
1.
a white slightly soluble bitter-tasting crystalline substance: an antihistamine used in the prevention of nausea, esp in travel sickness. Formula: C24H28ClN5O3
Word Origin
from dime(thyl + ami)n(e) + (diphen)hydr(am)in(e) + -ate1
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
dimenhydrinate in Medicine

dimenhydrinate di·men·hy·dri·nate (dī'měn-hī'drə-nāt')
n.
An antihistamine used to treat motion sickness and allergic disorders.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for dimenhydrinate

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for dimenhydrinate

0
25
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for dimenhydrinate