USAN-approved contraction for N-methylglucamine.
- m. acetrizoate a radiographic contrast medium. See acetrizoate sodium.
- m. diatrizoate a water-soluble organic iodine compound formerly used for excretory urography, for contrast visualization of the cardiovascular system, and orally for opacification of the gastrointestinal tract. SYN: methylglucamine diatrizoate.

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meg·lu·mine 'meg-lu̇-.mēn, meg-'lü- n a crystalline base C7H17NO5 used to prepare salts used in radiopaque and therapeutic substances see IODIPAMIDE

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meg·lu·mine (megґloo-mēn) [USP] a crystalline base used in the preparation of certain radiopaque media. Called also methylglucamine. See also under diatrizoate and iodipamide.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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