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desmopressin acetate

[dez-muh-pres-in, dez-]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a vasopressin analogue, C46H64N14O12S2, used in the treatment of diabetes insipidus.
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Origin of desmopressin acetate

des(a)m(in)o-, a component of its chemical name + (vaso)pressin
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