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bro·mo·crip·tine

 (brō′mō-krĭp′tēn)
n.
An ergot alkaloid, C32H40BrN5O5, that is a dopamine antagonist and is used in its mesylate form to treat Parkinson's disease, acromegaly, and excessive prolactin secretion, and to reduce the size of certain pituitary tumors.

[bromo- + (ergo)cryptine, an ergot alkaloid (from German Ergokryptin : Ergo(t), ergot + Greek kruptos, hidden; see cryptic + -in, -in).]

bromocriptine

(ˌbrəʊməʊˈkrɪptiːn)
n
a dopamine agonist drug which blocks the release of prolactin from the pituitary gland, used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease
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bromocriptine

n bromocriptina
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