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
Medical Definition of neostigmine
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