Definition of perhexiline in English:

perhexiline

noun

Pharmacology
  • A derivative of piperidine which is a vasodilator given (as the maleate) to relieve angina pectoris; 2-(2,2-dicyclohexylethyl)piperidine, C₁₉H₃₅N.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Current Therapeutic Research. Apparently from -per- + hexyl + -ine, with substitution of -i- for -y- in hexyl.

Pronunciation

perhexiline

/pəːˈhɛksɪliːn//pəːˈhɛks(ə)liːn//pəːˈhɛksɪlɪn/