ergotoxine

noun

er·​go·​tox·​ine ˌər-gə-ˈtäk-ˌsēn How to pronounce ergotoxine (audio) -sən How to pronounce ergotoxine (audio)
1
: a crystalline pharmacologically active alkaloid C35H39N5O5 from ergot that is stereoisomeric with ergotinine
2
: a mixture of isomorphous pharmacologically active alkaloids from ergot

called also ergotoxine group

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“Ergotoxine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ergotoxine. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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