dihydroergotamine

noun
di·​hy·​dro·​er·​got·​a·​mine | \ (ˌ)dī-ˌhī-drō-ˌər-ˈgä-tə-ˌmēn How to pronounce dihydroergotamine (audio) \

Definition of dihydroergotamine

: a hydrogenated derivative C33H37N5O5 of ergotamine that is used in the treatment of migraine

First Known Use of dihydroergotamine

1945, in the meaning defined above

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“Dihydroergotamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dihydroergotamine. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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dihydroergotamine

noun
di·​hy·​dro·​er·​got·​a·​mine | \ -ˌər-ˈgät-ə-ˌmēn How to pronounce dihydroergotamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of dihydroergotamine

: a hydrogenated derivative of ergotamine that is used in the form of its mesylate C33H37N5O5·CH4O3S in the treatment of migraine

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