tropane alkaloid

noun

: any of a large group of alkaloids (as cocaine, atropine, hyoscyamine, and scopolamine) that can be derived from ornithine

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“Tropane alkaloid.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tropane%20alkaloid. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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