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A crystalline alkaloid, C33H35N5O5, derived from ergot that induces vasoconstriction and is used especially in treating migraine.
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(Medicine) med an alkaloid from ergot that is used to treat migraines
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er•got•a•mine(ɜrˈgɒt əˌmin, -mɪn)
a crystalline, water-soluble polypeptide, C33H35N5O5, obtained from ergot, used to stimulate uterine contractions during labor and in the treatment of migraine.
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|Noun||1.||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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n. ergotamina, alcaloide usado en el tratamiento de migraña.
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