Meaning of mephenesin in English:

mephenesin

Pronunciation /mɛfəˈniːsɪn/

noun

Pharmacology
  • A colourless crystalline compound, CH₃ ·C₆ H₄ O·CH₂ CH(OH)CH₂ OH, which is used as a muscle relaxant in the treatment of spastic, hypertonic, and hyperkinetic conditions, and as a tranquillizer.

Origin

1950s. From me- + phen- + -es- + -in.