ergocornine

noun
er·​go·​cor·​nine | \ ˌər-gō-ˈkȯr-ˌnēn How to pronounce ergocornine (audio) , -nən How to pronounce ergocornine (audio) \

Medical Definition of ergocornine

: a crystalline tripeptide alkaloid C31H39N5O5 separated from ergotoxine

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“Ergocornine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ergocornine. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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