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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012