scopola

noun
sco·​po·​la | \ ˈskō-pə-lə How to pronounce scopola (audio) \
variants: also scopolia \ skə-​ˈpō-​lē-​ə How to pronounce scopolia (audio) \

Medical Definition of scopola

: the dried rhizome of an herb (Scopolia carniolica) of the family Solanaceae that contains the alkaloids scopolamine, atropine, and hyoscyamine and is used as a hypnotic and analgesic

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“Scopola.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/scopola. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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