pseudoephedrine

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pseudoephedrine

[soo-doh-i-fed-rin, -ef-i-dreen, -drin]
noun Pharmacology.
a dextrorotatory, isomeric compound, C 1 0 H 1 5 NO, used as a nasal decongestant.

Origin:
pseudo- + ephedrine

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pseudoephedrine (ˌsjuːdəʊˈɛfɪˌdriːn, -ˌdrɪn)
 
n
a drug similar in action to ephedrine, used extensively as a decongestant

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