scopoline

noun
sco·​po·​line | \ ˈskōpəˌlēn, -lə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of scopoline

: a crystalline heterocyclic amino alcohol C8H13NO2 formed intramolecularly from scopine especially with an acid or alkali as catalyst and thus usually formed by hydrolysis of scopolamine

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History and Etymology for scopoline

International Scientific Vocabulary scopolamine + -ine

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“Scopoline.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scopoline. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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