benztropine-mesylate

benztropine mesylate

[benz-troh-peen mez-uh-leyt, mes-, mee-zuh-, mee-suh-]
noun Pharmacology.
a synthetic anticholinergic, C 21 H 25 NO⋅CH 4 O 3 S, used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Origin:
benztropine apparently as rearrangement of tropine benzohydryl; mesylate probably a contraction of methanesulfonate

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To benztropine-mesylate
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: benztropine mesylate
Next Definition: benzvi
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for benztropine-mesylate
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing benztropine-mesylate
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature