desmopressin acetate

[ dez-muh-pres-in, dez- ]
/ ˈdɛz məˈprɛs ɪn, ˌdɛz- /

noun Pharmacology.

a vasopressin analogue, C46H64N14O12S2, used in the treatment of diabetes insipidus.

Origin of desmopressin acetate

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