Definición de ephedrine en inglés:

ephedrine

Silabificación: e·phed·rine
Pronunciación: /əˈfedrin, ˈefəˌdrēn
 
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sustantivo

Medicine
A crystalline alkaloid drug obtained from some ephedras. It causes constriction of the blood vessels and widening of the bronchial passages and is used to relieve asthma and hay fever.
  • Alternative name: 1-phenyl-2-methylaminopropanol; chemical formula: C10H15NO
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He studied the tissue distribution and metabolism of caffeine, amphetamines, ephedrine, and narcotic drugs.
  • A 43 year old general practitioner had had juvenile asthma requiring regular ephedrine.
  • If the medicines aspirin, ephedrine, and morphine were once botanicals, how did they get to be tested and marketed as drugs?

Origen

late 19th century: from ephedra + -ine4.

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