an ergot derivative, C 32 H 40 BrN 5 O 5 , that inhibits prolactin and growth hormone secretions and stimulates dopamine production in the brain, used to prevent postpartum lactation and in the treatments of acromegaly and Parkinson’s disease.
a colorless, heavy liquid, CHBr 3 , used chiefly as an intermediate in organic synthesis. noun a heavy colourless liquid substance with a sweetish taste and an odour resembling that of chloroform. Formula: CHBr3 Systematic name tribromomethane
an offset reproduction produced by the bromoil process.
a process for making an offset reproduction by first making a photographic print on paper with a silver bromide emulsion, wetting it, and then using it as a lithographic plate, the lighter parts of the emulsion tending to repel the oil base of the ink and the darker parts tending to hold it.