ergotamine

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noun er·got·a·mine \(ˌ)ər-ˈgä-tə-ˌmēn\

Definition of ergotamine

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

Origin and Etymology of ergotamine

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1921


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ergotamine

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

Medical Definition of ergotamine

  1. :  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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