from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A drug, C6H10N4, that is a stimulant of the central nervous system and is used chiefly as an analeptic.
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- n. A drug formerly used as a circulatory and respiratory stimulant.
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- n. a drug used as a circulatory and respiratory stimulant; larger doses cause convulsions in shock therapy; Metrazol is a trademark
pent(a)- + (meth)ylene + tetr(a)- + az(o)- + -ol(e).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)