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promethazine

[proh-meth-uh-zeen, -zin] /proʊˈmɛθ əˌzin, -zɪn/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a phenothiaxine derivative, C 1 7 H 2 0 N 2 S, used for the symptomatic relief of allergies and in the management of motion sickness.
Origin of promethazine
1950-1955
1950-55; propyl + (di)meth(ylamine) + (phenothi)azine, components of its chemical name
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promethazine

/prəʊˈmɛθəˌziːn/
noun
1.
an antihistamine drug used to treat allergies and to prevent vomiting, esp in motion sickness
Word Origin
C20: from pro(pyl) + (di)meth(ylamine) + (phenothi)azine
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