pyridostigmine bromide

[ pir-i-doh-stig-meen ]
/ ˌpɪr ɪ doʊˈstɪg min /

noun Pharmacology.

a cholinesterase inhibitor, C9H13BrN2O2, used in its bromide form in the treatment of myasthenia gravis.

Nearby words

  1. pyribenzamine,
  2. pyric,
  3. pyridic,
  4. pyridine,
  5. pyridium,
  6. pyridoxal,
  7. pyridoxal 5-phosphate,
  8. pyridoxamine,
  9. pyridoxine,
  10. pyriform

Origin of pyridostigmine bromide

First recorded in 1960–65; pyrid(ine) + -o- + (physo)stigmine

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