dihydroergotamine

\\|dīˌh]īdrō, dī|h]+\ noun
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary dihydr- + ergotamine
: a crystalline compound C33H37N5O5 made by hydrogenating ergotamine and used in the treatment of migraine headaches

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/duy huy'droh err got"euh meen', -min, -err'geuh tam"een, -in/, n. Pharm.
an ergot alkaloid, C33H37N5O5, used in the treatment of various types of migraine headache.
[1940-45; DI-1 + HYDRO-2 + ERGOTAMINE]

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  • Dihydroergotamine — Systematic (IUPAC) name (2R,4R,7R) N [(1S,2S,4R,7S) 7 benzyl 2 hydroxy 4 methyl 5,8 dioxo 3 oxa 6,9 diazatricyclo[7.3.0.02,6]dodecan 4 yl] 6 methyl 6,11 diazatetracyclo[7.6.1.02,7.012,16 …   Wikipedia

  • Dihydroergotamine — Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • dihydroergotamine — ● dihydroergotamine nom féminin Alcaloïde vasoconstricteur obtenu par hydrogénation de l ergotamine et utilisé dans le traitement des migraines et des insuffisances veineuses …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • dihydroergotamine — noun Date: 1945 a hydrogenated derivative C33H37N5O5 of ergotamine that is used in the treatment of migraine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dihydroergotamine — /duy huy droh err got euh meen , min, err geuh tam een, in/, n. Pharm. an ergot alkaloid, C33H37N5O5, used in the treatment of various types of migraine headache. [1940 45; DI 1 + HYDRO 2 + ERGOTAMINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dihydroergotamine — noun An ergot alkaloid used to treat migraines, believed to act upon serotonin receptors …   Wiktionary

  • dihydroergotamine — An ergot alkaloid derivative prepared by the hydrogenation of ergotamine; used in the treatment of migraine; less toxic and less oxytocic than ergotamine. * * * di·hy·dro·er·got·a·mine .ər gät ə .mēn …   Medical dictionary

  • dihydroergotamine — n. methanesulfonate, crystalline compound used as a medication for migraine headaches …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dihydroergotamine — di·hy·dro·ergotamine …   English syllables

  • dihydroergotamine mesylate — di·hy·dro·er·got·amine mes·y·late (di hi″dro ər gotґə mēn) [USP] an antiadrenergic produced by the catalytic hydrogenation of ergotamine; used as a vasoconstrictor in the treatment of migraine; administered intramuscularly,… …   Medical dictionary

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