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  1. (context, organic chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceutical drug) An alkaloid, extracted from ergot, that causes constriction of blood vessels and has been used to treat migraine; it is related to lysergic acid.
    Etymology: From (term, Ergotamin, lang=de), corresponding to (term, ergot) + (term, amine).

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