HyperDic: ergotamine

English > 1 sense of the word ergotamine:
NOUNsubstanceergotaminean alkaloid derived from ergot that is less toxic than ergot
English > ergotamine: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn alkaloid derived from ergot that is less toxic than ergot; causes constriction of blood vessels and is used to treat migraine.
BroaderalkaloidNatural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
Spanishergotamina
Catalanergotamina

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