ergonovine

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ergonovine

 [er″go-no´vin]
an alkaloid obtained from ergot or produced synthetically, used as the maleate salt as an oxytocic and as a provocative test in detection of Prinzmetal's angina due to coronary artery spasm.

er·go·no·vine

(er'gō-nō'vēn),
An alkaloid from ergot; on hydrolysis it yields d-lysergic acid and l-2-aminopropanol; stimulates uterine contractions.

ergonovine

/er·go·no·vine/ (-no´vin) an alkaloid, from ergot or produced synthetically, used in the form of the maleate salt as an oxytocic and as a diagnostic aid in coronary vasospasm.

ergonovine

(ûr′gə-nō′vĭn)
n.
An ergot alkaloid, C17H23N3O2, used in the form of its maleate, that facilitates uterine muscle contraction and is used primarily after childbirth or abortion to treat or prevent uterine bleeding.

er·go·no·vine

(er'gō-nō'vēn)
An alkaloid from ergot; on hydrolysis it yields d-lysergic acid and l-2-aminopropanol; stimulates uterine contractions.

ergonovine

one of the alkaloids from ergot1 or produced synthetically, used as an oxytocic.