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.

Origin of pyridostigmine bromide

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