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pyridostigmine bromide

noun pyr·i·do·stig·mine bromide \ˌpir-ə-dō-ˈstig-ˌmēn-\

Definition of pyridostigmine bromide

  1. :  a cholinergic drug C9H13BrN2O2 used especially in the treatment of myasthenia gravis and as a prophylactic against the effects of nerve gas —called also pyridostigmine

Origin and Etymology of pyridostigmine bromide

International Scientific Vocabulary pyridine + neostigmine

First Known Use: 1961

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