[ ur-guh-noh-veen, -vin ]
/ ˌɜr gəˈnoʊ vin, -vɪn /
an alkaloid, C23H27N3O2, obtained from ergot or produced synthetically, used chiefly in obstetrics to induce uterine contractions or control uterine bleeding.
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