methysergide

[ meth-uh-sur-jahyd ]
/ ˌmɛθ əˈsɜr dʒaɪd /

noun Pharmacology.

an ergot alkaloid derivative, C21H27N3O2, used in the prophylaxis and treatment of migraine and cluster headaches.

Nearby words

  1. methyltestosterone,
  2. methyltheobromine,
  3. methylthionine chloride,
  4. methyltransferase,
  5. methyltrinitrobenzene,
  6. metic,
  7. metical,
  8. meticulous,
  9. meticulously,
  10. meticulousness

Origin of methysergide

1960–65; meth- + (l)yserg(ic) (see lysergic acid) + -ide

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