Definitions for ergonovineˌɜr gəˈnoʊ vin, -vɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ergonovine, Ergotrate Maleate(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


  1. ergonovine(Noun)


U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Ergonovine

    An ergot alkaloid (ERGOT ALKALOIDS) with uterine and VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE contractile properties.


  1. Ergometrine

    Ergometrine, is an ergoline derivative, and one of the primary ergot and morning glory alkaloids. It is chemically similar to lysergic acid diethylamide, ergine, and lysergic acid. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medications needed in a basic health system.


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