alprostadil


al·pros·ta·dil

noun \al-ˈpräs-tə-dil\

Definition of ALPROSTADIL

:  a prostaglandin C20H34O5 that promotes vasodilation and is used especially to treat erectile dysfunction

Origin of ALPROSTADIL

probably from 2alpha + prostaglandin + -il, alteration of -yl
First Known Use: 1981

al·pros·ta·dil

noun \al-ˈpräs-tə-dil\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ALPROSTADIL

: a vasodilating prostaglandin C20H34O5 used especially to treat erectile dysfunction—called also prostaglandin E1

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