Medical Dictionary


noun stra·mo·ni·um \strə-ˈmō-nē-əm\

Medical Definition of STRAMONIUM

:  the dried leaves of the jimsonweed (Datura stramonium) or of a related plant of the genus Datura containing the anticholinergic and antispasmodic alkaloids atropine, hyoscyamine, and scopolamine and used especially formerly in the treatment of asthma and parkinsonism


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