Meaning of meclozine in English:

meclozine

Pronunciation /ˈmɛkləziːn/

noun

(also meclizine)
Pharmacology
  • A piperazine derivative, C₂₅ H₂₇ ClN₂, with antihistamine properties, used mainly as an anti-emetic, especially in preventing motion sickness.

    Meclozine is the International Nonproprietary Name and British Approved Name; meclizine is the name in the Pharmacopeia of the U.S.A.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Journal of Pharmacological and Experimental Therapeutics. Apparently earliest as meclizine from me- + -clizine (in cyclizine [noun]).