HyperDic: cimetidine

English > 1 sense of the word cimetidine:
NOUNartifactcimetidine, Tagameta drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid
English > cimetidine: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug (trade name Tagamet) used to treat peptic ulcers by decreasing the secretion of stomach acid.
SynonymTagamet
Broaderantacid, gastric antacid, alkalizer, alkaliser, antiacidAn agent that counteracts or neutralizes acidity (especially in the stomach)
histamine blockerA medicine used to treat the gastric effects of histamine in cases of peptic ulcers and gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux
Spanishcimetidina
Catalancimetidina

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