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stramonium


stramonium

noun stra·mo·ni·um \strə-ˈmō-nē-əm\

Definition of STRAMONIUM

1
:  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
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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