Meaning of pseudoephedrine

pseu•do•e•phed•rine

Pronunciation: (s"dō-i-fed'rin, -ef'i-drēn", -drin), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a dextrorotatory, isomeric compound, CHNO, used as a nasal decongestant.
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