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hyoscine

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noun hy·o·scine \ˈhī-ə-ˌsēn\

Definition of hyoscine

  1. :  scopolamine; especially :  the levorotatory form of scopolamine



Origin and Etymology of hyoscine

International Scientific Vocabulary hyoscyamine + -ine


First Known Use: 1872


Medical Dictionary

hyoscine

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noun hyo·scine \ˈhī-ə-ˌsēn\

Medical Definition of hyoscine

  1. :  scopolamine; especially :  the levorotatory form of scopolamine




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of hyoscine Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about hyoscine


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