neostigmine


neo·stig·mine

noun \ˌnē-ə-ˈstig-ˌmēn\

Definition of NEOSTIGMINE

:  a cholinergic drug used in the form of its bromide C12H19BrN2O2 or a methyl sulfate derivative C13H22N2O6S especially in the diagnosis and treatment of myasthenia gravis and in the treatment of urinary bladder or bowel atony

Origin of NEOSTIGMINE

ne- + -stigmine (as in physostigmine)
First Known Use: 1941

neo·stig·mine

noun \ˌnē-ə-ˈstig-ˌmēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEOSTIGMINE

: a cholinergic drug used in the form of its bromide C12H19BrN2O2 or a methyl sulfate derivative C13H22N2O6S especially in the diagnosis and treatment of myasthenia gravis and in the treatment of urinary bladder or bowel atony—see prostigmin

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