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atropine


atropine

noun at·ro·pine \ˈa-trə-ˌpēn\

Definition of ATROPINE

:  a racemic mixture of hyoscyamine usually obtained from belladonna and related plants of the family Solanaceae and used especially in the form of its hydrated sulfate (C17H23NO3)2·H2SO4·H2O for its anticholinergic effects (as relief of smooth muscle spasms or dilation of the pupil of the eye)
March 04, 2015
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