Galantamine definitions

gə-lăn tə-mēn′
A drug, C17 H21 NO3 , originally derived from the bulbs of snowdrops and other plants, that inhibits the action of acetylcholinesterase and is used in its hydrobromide form to treat dementia in people with Alzheimer's disease.
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(organic chemistry) An alkaloid, obtained synthetically or from various plants, used for the treatment of mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease and various memory impairments.
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