n. (Pharmacology) chemical compound used as a medication (against excessive sweating and salivation, stomach pain etc.)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Methantheline — Systematic (IUPAC) name N,N diethyl N methyl 2 [(9H xanthen 9 ylcarbonyl)oxy] ethanaminium Clinical data AHFS/D …   Wikipedia

  • methantheline — [meth an′thə lēn΄, meth an′thəlin] n. [ METH(YL) + (x)anthe(ne) (carboxy)l(ate) + INE3] a synthetic drug having an atropinelike action and used in the form of its bromide, C21H26BrNO3, in treating peptic ulcers …   English World dictionary

  • methantheline — /me than theuh leen /, n. Pharm. a compound, C21H26BrNO3, used in the form of its bromide in the treatment of excessive sweating and salivation, peptic ulcer, stomach cramps, and other conditions resulting from nerve dysfunction. [METH + (X)ANTH… …   Universalium

  • methantheline — meth·an·the·line meth an(t) thə .lēn, lən n an anticholinergic drug usu. administered in the form of its crystalline bromide C21H26BrNO3 in the treatment of peptic ulcers …   Medical dictionary

  • methantheline — meth·an·the·line …   English syllables

  • methantheline — meˈthan(t)thəˌlēn, l lə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: meth + xanthene carboxylate + ine : an anticholinergic drug usually administered in the form of its crystalline bromide C21H26BrNO3 in the treatment of peptic ulcers * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • methantheline bromide — An anticholinergic drug. * * * me·than·the·line bro·mide (mə thanґthə lēn) a quaternary ammonium compound with anticholinergic and antimuscarinic effects; used as an adjunct in the treatment of peptic ulcer and other… …   Medical dictionary

  • Banthine — ˈbanˌthēn trademark used for methantheline * * * /ban theen, thuyn/, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of methantheline …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atropine — Systematic (IUPAC) name …   Wikipedia

  • Hyoscyamine — Systematic (IUPAC) name (8 methyl 8 az …   Wikipedia

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