amphetamine

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Shortened form of alpha-methylphenethylamine.

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amphetamine (countable and uncountable, plural amphetamines)

  1. (organic chemistry) 1-phenyl-2-propylamine; the freebase or any of its salts; a drug often used to treat ADHD and narcolepsy.
  2. A member of the amphetamine class of drugs.

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