Definition of nimodipine in US English:

nimodipine

noun

Pharmacology
  • A calcium antagonist, C₂₁H₂₆N₂O₇, used chiefly as a cerebral vasodilator.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in WHO Chronicle. From ni- (in nitro-) + -mo- (perhaps an arbitrary element) + -dipine.

Pronunciation

nimodipine

/nɪˈməʊdɪpiːn/