Definition of Ergonovine

1. Noun. An alkaloid derived from ergot (trade name Ergotrate Maleate) that is less toxic than ergot; induces muscular contraction of the uterus and is administered after childbirth or abortion.

Exact synonyms: Ergotrate Maleate
Generic synonyms: Alkaloid
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Ergonovine

1. Noun. Ergometrine. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ergonovine

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Medical Definition of Ergonovine

1. A water soluble alkaloid, from ergot or produced synthetically. It is used as an oxytoxic and to relieve migraine headache. Pharmacological action: oxytocics. Chemical name: Ergoline-8-carboxamide, 9,10-didehydro-N-(2-hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-6-methyl-, (8beta(S))- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ergonovine

ergomania
ergometer
ergometers
ergometric
ergometries
ergometrine
ergometrine maleate
ergometry
ergon
ergonometric
ergonomic
ergonomically
ergonomics
ergonomist
ergonomists
ergonovine (current term)
ergonovines
ergons
ergopeptine
ergopeptines
ergophilia
ergophobia
ergophobias
ergoregion
ergosine
ergosphere
ergospheres
ergostane
ergostanes
ergostat

Literary usage of Ergonovine

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"... and ergonovine, are nat- TABLE II. THE EFFECT OF ERGOT DERIVATIVES ON PROLACTIN SECRETION BY NORMAL FEMALE PITUITARY GLANDS in Vitro" ° Four flasks per ..."

2. Code of Federal Regulations: Title 21: Food and Drugs by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... cyanide 8735 (3) Ephedrine, its salts, optical isomers, and salts of optical isomers 8113 (4) ergonovine and its salts 8675 (5) Ergotamine and its salts ..."

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