Definition of pergolide in English:

pergolide

noun

Pharmacology
  • An ergot derivative which is a dopamine agonist used chiefly in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Origin

1970s. Probably from p- + -ergol, representing elements of the systematic name 8Β-methylthiomethyl-6-propylergoline mesylate, + -ide.

Pronunciation

pergolide

/ˈpəːɡəlʌɪd/