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deserpidine

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noun de·ser·pi·dine \di-ˈsər-pə-ˌdēn\

Medical Definition of deserpidine

  1. :  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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