pyridostigmine bromide

pyridostigmine bromide

[pir-i-doh-stig-meen]
noun Pharmacology.
a cholinesterase inhibitor, C 9 H 1 3 BrN 2 O 2 , used in its bromide form in the treatment of myasthenia gravis.

Origin:
1960–65; pyrid(ine) + -o- + (physo)stigmine

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