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caf•feine



Pronunciation: (ka-fēn', kaf'ēn, kaf'ē-in), [key]
n. Chem., Pharm.
a white, crystalline, bitter alkaloid, C8H10N4O2, usually derived from coffee or tea: used in medicine chiefly as a nervous system stimulant. Also,caf•fein'.

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