Definition of memantine in English:

memantine

Syllabification: mem·an·tine
Pronunciation: /ˈmemənˌtēn/

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noun

  • A prescription drug for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. It protects the brain’s nerve cells against glutamate, which is released in excess by Alzheimer’s-damaged brain cells. Also called Namenda ( • trademark ).

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