homatropine

noun
hom·​at·​ro·​pine | \ hō-ˈma-trə-ˌpēn How to pronounce homatropine (audio) \

Medical Definition of homatropine

: a poisonous crystalline ester of tropine and mandelic acid used in the form of its hydrobromide C16H21NO3·HBr for dilating the pupil of the eye and in the form of its methyl bromide C16H21NO3·CH3Br in combination with hydrocodone in cough suppressant preparations — see hycodan

Comments on homatropine

What made you want to look up homatropine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

transposition of initial sounds of words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Word Puzzles

  • alt 57589b2b4c6a3
  • Which answer pairs best with each of the following words? living, estate, club, music, road, mile
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!