Definition of eserine in English:

eserine

Line breaks: eser|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈɛsɛriːn
 
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noun

Chemistry
another term for physostigmine.
More example sentences
  • The author studied the effects of systemic administration of eserine upon light sensitivity and dark adaptation on 94 subjects.
  • Small amounts of eserine result in inhibition of choline-esterase without manifestation of physiological effects.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French ésérine, from Efik esere.

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