ephedrine

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See also: éphédrine

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ephedra +‎ -ine

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛfədɹɪn/, /ɪˈfɛdɹɪn/
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Noun[edit]

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ephedrine (countable and uncountable, plural ephedrines)

  1. (uncountable) An alkaloid, found in some species of Ephedra shrubs (or prepared synthetically).
  2. (countable) A medication whose active ingredient is ephedrine, used as a sympathomimetic drug.

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