Definition of apomorphine
: a crystalline morphine derivative C17H17NO2 that is a dopamine agonist and is administered in the form of its hydrochloride for its powerful emetic action
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Origin and Etymology of apomorphine
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1869See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of apomorphine
: a crystalline morphine derivative that is a dopamine agonist and is injected subcutaneously in the form of its hydrochloride C17H17NO2·HCl·1/2H2O to treat episodes of immobility associated with advanced Parkinson's disease
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