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Medical Term:

piperidine

Pronunciation: pi-per'i-den

Definition:

  1. a compound from which are derived phenothiazine antipsychotics such as thioridazine hydrochloride and mesoridazine besylate.
  2. One of a class of alkaloids containing a piperidine (1) moiety.
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