apoatropine

noun apo·at·ro·pine \ˌapōˈ-\

Definition of apoatropine

  1. :  a bitter crystalline poisonous alkaloid C17H21NO2 occurring naturally in belladonna root or prepared synthetically by the action of nitric acid on atropine and having no mydriatic effect

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Origin and Etymology of apoatropine

International Scientific Vocabulary apo- + atropine


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