neostigmine

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noun neo·stig·mine \ ˌnē-ə-ˈstig-ˌmēn \

Definition of neostigmine

:an anticholinergic drug used in the form of its bromide C12H19BrN2O2 or a methyl sulfate derivative C13H22N2O6S especially in the diagnosis and treatment of myasthenia gravis and in the treatment of urinary bladder or bowel atony

Origin and Etymology of neostigmine

ne- + -stigmine (as in physostigmine)


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neostigmine

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noun neo·stig·mine \ ˌnē-ə-ˈstig-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of neostigmine

:an anticholinergic drug that is used in the form of its bromide C12H19BrN2O2 or a methyl sulfate derivative C13H22N2O6S especially in the diagnosis and treatment of myasthenia gravis and in the treatment of urinary bladder or bowel atony — see prostigmin

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