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de•ser•pi•dine



Pronunciation: (di-sûr'pi-dēn"), [key]
n. Pharm.
a purified alkaloid derived from rauwolfia, C32H38N2O8, used as an antihypertensive in mild cases of essential hypertension and also as a major tranquilizer for the symptomatic relief of agitated psychotic states.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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