tropine

noun

tro·​pine ˈtrō-ˌpēn How to pronounce tropine (audio)
: a poisonous hygroscopic crystalline heterocyclic amino alcohol C8H15NO derived from tropane and obtained by hydrolysis of atropine and other solanaceous alkaloids or by synthesis

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“Tropine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tropine. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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