Definition of phenmetrazine in English:

phenmetrazine

Pronunciation /fɛnˈmɛtrəziːn/

noun

Pharmacology
  • A sympathomimetic agent with stimulant effects on the central nervous system similar to those of dexamphetamine, used chiefly as an appetite suppressant.

    Chemical name: 3-methyl-2-phenylmorpholine, C₁₁H₁₅NO. A trademark for this drug is
    Preludin
    .

Origin

1950s. From phen- + met- + -r-, linking element + azine.