Meaning of dextroamphetamine

dex•tro•am•phet•a•mine

Pronunciation: (dek"strō-am-fet'u-mēn", -min), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble solid, CHN, that stimulates the central nervous system: used in medicine as an antidepressive and appetite suppressant.
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