methamphetamine: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (meth"am-fet'u-mēn", -min), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a central nervous system stimulant, CHN, used clinically in the treatment of narcolepsy, hyperkinesia, and for blood pressure maintenance in hypotensive states: also widely used as an illicit drug.
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