deserpidine

noun
de·​ser·​pi·​dine | \ di-ˈsər-pə-ˌdēn How to pronounce deserpidine (audio) \

Medical Definition of deserpidine

: an alkaloid C32H38N2O8 obtained from a plant of the genus Rauvolfia (R. canescens) that is structurally related to reserpine, blocks adrenergic neurons, and is used especially as an antihypertensive and sometimes as a tranquilizer

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“Deserpidine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/deserpidine. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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