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methylenedioxyamphetamine

 (MDA) [meth″il-di-ok″se-am-fet´ah-mēn]
a hallucinogenic compound chemically related to amphetamine and mescaline; it is widely abused and causes dependence.

MDA

methylenedioxyamphetamine.

MDA

1 abbreviation for Muscular Dystrophy Association.
2 abbreviation for methylenedioxyamphetamine.

MDA

A phenethylamine and amphetamine class of psychoactive agent, used primarily as a recreational drug but also to facilitate transcendence, meditation, psychedelic psychotherap and psychonautics. There are no medical indications for MDA.

Adverse effects
Cardiovascular and CNS stimulation; acute effects include agitation, sweating, hypertension, tachycardia, hyperthermia, convulsions, death.

MDA

1. Mento-dextra anterior–obstetrics.
2. Methydopamine.
3. 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine. See Ecstasy.

Medical Devices Agency

; MDA UK competent authority for manufacture of medical devices (e.g. bespoke orthoses); EEC Directive 93/42 requires that all manufacturers are registered with the MDA, and that all manufactured orthoses carry the CE mark (see Box 1)
Box 1: Registration with the Medical Devices Agency (MDA)

MDA,

n.pr methylenedioxyamphetamine; a highly addictive hallucinogenic substance.
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