[me-than-thuh-leen] /mɛˈθæn θəˌlin/
a compound, C 2 1 H 2 6 BrNO 3 , used in the form of its bromide in the treatment of excessive sweating and salivation, peptic ulcer, stomach cramps, and other conditions resulting from nerve dysfunction.
[muh-thak-wuh-lohn, meth-uh-kwey-lohn, -kwol-ohn] /məˈθæk wəˌloʊn, ˌmɛθ əˈkweɪ loʊn, -ˈkwɒl oʊn/ noun, Pharmacology. 1. a nonbarbiturate sedative-hypnotic substance, C 1 6 H 1 4 N 2 O, used to induce sleep: also widely used as an illicit drug. /ˌmɛθəˈkweɪləʊn/ noun 1. a nonbarbituate sedative drug used to treat stress and insomnia. Formula: C16H14N2O n. hypnotic sedative […]
metHb abbr. methemoglobin methemoglobin
[meth-uh-dreen, -drin] /ˈmɛθ əˌdrin, -drɪn/ Pharmacology, Trademark. 1. a brand of . n. 1939, proprietary name of a brand of methamphetamine (by Wellcome Ltd.); slang abbreviation meth is attested from 1967.
bridle of the mother, a figurative name for a chief city, as in 2 Sam. 8:1, “David took Metheg-ammah out of the hand of the Philistines” (R.V., “took the bridle of the mother-city”); i.e., subdued their capital or strongest city, viz., Gath (1 Chr. 18:1).