mesylate

noun
mes·​y·​late | \ ˈmes-i-ˌlāt How to pronounce mesylate (audio) \
variants: also mesilate

Medical Definition of mesylate

: a salt or ester of an acid CH4O3S used especially in pharmaceutical preparations

called also methanesulfonate

— see ergoloid mesylates

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“Mesylate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mesylate. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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