dextropropoxyphene etymology

English word dextropropoxyphene comes from English dextro-, English propoxyphene (Dextropropoxyphene.)

Detailed word origin of dextropropoxyphene

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dextro- English (eng) (chemistry) Denoting a dextrorotatory form of an enantiomer.. Right; on the right; toward the right.
propoxyphene English (eng) Dextropropoxyphene.
dextropropoxyphene English (eng) (pharmaceutical drug) A particular narcotic painkiller.

Words with the same origin as dextropropoxyphene

Descendants of dextro-
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