ergotamine


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er·got·a·mine

 (ûr-gŏt′ə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
A crystalline alkaloid, C33H35N5O5, derived from ergot that induces vasoconstriction and is used especially in treating migraine.

ergotamine

(ɜːˈɡɒtəˌmiːn)
n
(Medicine) med an alkaloid from ergot that is used to treat migraines

er•got•a•mine

(ɜrˈgɒt əˌmin, -mɪn)

n.
a crystalline, water-soluble polypeptide, C33H35N5O5, obtained from ergot, used to stimulate uterine contractions during labor and in the treatment of migraine.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.ergotamine - an alkaloid derived from ergot that is less toxic than ergot; causes constriction of blood vessels and is used to treat migraine
alkaloid - natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
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ergotamiini

er·got·a·mine

n. ergotamina, alcaloide usado en el tratamiento de migraña.

ergotamine

n ergotamina
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