ergotamine


er·got·a·mine

noun \(ˌ)ər-ˈgä-tə-ˌmēn\

Definition of ERGOTAMINE

:  an alkaloid C33H35N5O5 derived from ergot that is used chiefly in the form of its tartrate especially in treating migraine

Origin of ERGOTAMINE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1921

er·got·a·mine

noun \(ˌ)ər-ˈgät-ə-ˌmēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ERGOTAMINE

: an alkaloid that is derived from ergot and is used chiefly in the form of its tartrate (C33H35N5O5)2·C4H6O6 especially in treating migraine

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