Definition of Tagamet in English:

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Tagamet

Pronunciation: /ˈtaɡəmət/

noun

Trademark for cimetidine.
Example sentences
  • Tagamet was developed to reduce stomach acid and cure ulcers.
  • Like Tagamet, Zantac is an ulcer drug, and it began appearing in published clinical studies in 1981.
  • We can now also enhance minimal side-effect activity to change antihistamines into stomach acid secretion blockers such as Tagamet and Zantac.

Origin

1970s: an arbitrary formation.

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Syllabification: Tag·a·met

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