ergotamine

noun er·got·a·mine \ (ˌ)ər-ˈgä-tə-ˌmēn \
|Updated on: 29 May 2018

Definition of ergotamine

: an alkaloid C33H35N5O5 derived from ergot that is used chiefly in the form of its tartrate especially in treating migraine

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ergotamine

noun er·got·a·mine \ (ˌ)ər-ˈgät-ə-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of ergotamine

: an alkaloid that is derived from ergot and is used chiefly in the form of its tartrate (C33H35N5O5)2·C4H6O6 especially in treating migraine

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