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methysergide

[meth-uh-sur-jahyd] /ˌmɛθ əˈsɜr dʒaɪd/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
an ergot alkaloid derivative, C 2 1 H 2 7 N 3 O 2 , used in the prophylaxis and treatment of migraine and cluster headaches.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; meth- + (l)yserg(ic) (see lysergic acid) + -ide
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