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er•got•a•mine



Pronunciation: (ûr-got'u-mēn", -min), [key]
n. Pharm.
a crystalline, water-soluble polypeptide, C33H35N5O5, obtained from ergot, used to stimulate uterine contractions during labor and in the treatment of migraine.

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