apomorphine
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1888 a crystalline morphine derivative C17H17NO2 that is a dopamine agonist and is administered in the form of its hydrochloride for its powerful emetic action

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  • Apomorphine — Général Nom IUPAC (R) dihydroxy 10,11 méthyl 6 tétrahydro 5,6,6A,7 4H dibenzo(DE,G) quinoleine chlorhydrate …   Wikipédia en Français

  • apomorphine — [ apomɔrfin ] n. f. • 1872; du gr. apo « dérivé de » et morphine ♦ Chim., pharm. Dérivé de synthèse de la morphine par perte d une molécule d eau. Le chlorhydrate d apomorphine est un vomitif utilisé dans les cures de désintoxication alcoolique.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • apomorphine — [ap΄ō môr′fēn΄, ap΄əmôr′fēn΄] n. a crystalline alkaloid, C17H17NO2, produced by synthesis from morphine: used as an emetic and expectorant …   English World dictionary

  • Apomorphine — drugbox IUPAC name = 5,6,6a,7 Tetrahydro 6 methyl 4H dibenzo [de,g] quinolin 10,11 diol (?) CAS number = 41372 20 7 ATC prefix = G04 ATC suffix = BE07 ATC supplemental = ATC|N04|BC07 PubChem = 6005 smiles =… …   Wikipedia

  • Apomorphine — Apomorphia Ap o*mor phi*a, Apomorphine Ap o*mor phine, n. [Pref. apo + morphia, morphine.] (Chem.) A crystalline alkaloid obtained from morphia. It is a powerful emetic. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apomorphine — apo·mor·phine .ap ə mȯr .fēn n a crystalline morphine derivative C17H17NO2 that is a dopamine agonist and is administered as the hydrochloride for its powerful emetic action * * * n. a dopamine receptor agonist used in the treatment of… …   Medical dictionary

  • apomorphine — n. a dopamine receptor agonist used in the treatment of Parkinson s disease that is poorly controlled by levodopa. It is given by subcutaneous injection or infusion; side effects include involuntary movements and instability of posture.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • apomorphine — /ap euh mawr feen, fin/, n. Pharm. an alkaloid, C17H17NO2, derived from morphine and used as a fast acting emetic. Also, apomorphin /ap euh mawr fin/. [1885 90; APO + MORPHINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • apomorphine — noun A particular narcotic used in the treatment of Parkinsons disease …   Wiktionary

  • apomorphine — n. chemical compound derived from morphine …   English contemporary dictionary

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