n. (Pharmacology) synthetic white crystalline compound used in the treatment of various diseases (i.e. glaucoma, myasthenia, etc.)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • neostigmine — [ˌni:ə(ʊ) stɪgmi:n] noun Medicine a synthetic compound used to treat ileus, glaucoma, and myasthenia gravis. Origin 1940s: from neo , on the pattern of physostigmine …   English new terms dictionary

  • neostigmine — neo·stig·mine …   English syllables

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