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methysergide

methysergide

noun meth·y·ser·gide \ˌme-thə-ˈsər-ˌjīd\

Definition of METHYSERGIDE

:  a serotonin antagonist C21H27N3O2 used in the form of its maleate especially in the treatment and prevention of migraine headaches

Origin of METHYSERGIDE

methyl + lysergic acid + amide
First Known Use: 1962

methysergide

noun meth·y·ser·gide \ˌmeth-ə-ˈsər-ˌjīd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of METHYSERGIDE

:  a serotonin antagonist used in the form of its maleate C21H27N3O2·C4H4O4 especially in the treatment and prevention of migraine headaches

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