Ben·ze·drine 'ben-zə-.drēn n a preparation of the sulfate of amphetamine (C9H13N)2·H2SO4 formerly used in medicine formerly a U.S. registered trademark

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  • benzédrine — [ bɛ̃zedrin ] n. f. • 1942; nom déposé, de benz(o) et (éph)édrine ♦ Méd. Amphétamine agissant comme stimulant du système nerveux central et sympathique. benzédrine [bɛ̃zedʀin] n. f. ÉTYM. 1942; n. déposé (Smith, Kline …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Benzedrine™ — [Benzedrine] noun [U](also infml benny [U, C]) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Benzedrine — trade name of a type of amphetamine, 1933, registered as a proprietary name 1935 by Smith, Kline & French Laboratories, from benzoic (see BENZENE (Cf. benzene)) + chemical suffix edrine from EPHEDRINE (Cf. ephedrine), etc. It is a carbonate of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Benzedrine — ☆ Benzedrine [ben′zə drēn΄ ] [ BENZ(O) + (EPH)EDRINE] trademark for AMPHETAMINE n. [b ] this drug …   English World dictionary

  • Benzedrine® — /benˈzi drēn/ noun A tradename for amphetamine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Benzedrine — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Amphetamin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Benzedrine — noun Etymology: from Benzedrine, a trademark Date: 1933 a preparation of the sulfate of amphetamine (C9H13N)2•H2SO4 formerly used in medicine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Benzedrine — Amphétamine Pour les articles homonymes, voir Amphétamine (homonymie). Amphétamine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Benzedrine — Synonyms and related words: Benzedrine pill, C, Dexamyl, Dexamyl pill, Dexedrine, Dexedrine pill, Methedrine, amphetamine, amphetamine sulfate, cocaine, coke, crystal, dextroamphetamine sulfate, football, heart, jolly bean, methamphetamine… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Benzedrine{™} — n [U] (also infml benny [U, C]) a make of amphetamine (= a drug that makes people feel lively and excited) that is sometimes taken illegally. It was very popular with the beat generation. * * * …   Universalium

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