Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children

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Synonyms of Ritalin


Alternate forms of Ritalin

Hypernyms: excitant, stimulant, stimulant drug

Origin of the word Ritalin

  1. proprietary name (Ciba Ltd., originally in Switzerland) for drug methylphenidate hydrochloride, copyrighted 1948, years before the drug itself was marketed. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Ritalin

ratlin, ratline, rattle on, red elm, red lauan, red line, redline

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