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desmopressin acetate

[dez-muh-pres-in, dez-] /ˈdɛz məˈprɛs ɪn, ˌdɛz-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a vasopressin analogue, C 46 H 64 N 14 O 12 S 2 , used in the treatment of diabetes insipidus.
Origin
des(a)m(in)o-, a component of its chemical name + (vaso)pressin
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