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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A prostaglandin drug, C20H34O5, that acts as a vasodilator and is used in suppository or injectable form to treat erectile dysfunction.

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  • noun Prostaglandin E1, a vasodilatory drug used in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably al(pha-cyclodextrin), sugar to which the prostaglandin is bound to increase its solubility as a drug + prosta(glandin) + (vaso)dil(ator).]

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