Definition of scopolamine in English:

scopolamine

Line breaks: sco¦pol|am¦ine
Pronunciation: /skə(ʊ)ˈpɒləmiːn
 
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noun

  • another term for hyoscine.
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    • What do aspirin, codeine, ipecac, reserpine, scopolamine, theophylline, and vinblastine have in common?
    • Causative medications are droperidol, diphenhydramine, meperidine, promethazine, atropine, and scopolamine.
    • In all preceding studies, alkaloid production was measured as scopolamine and hyoscyamine only.

Origin

late 19th century: from Scopolia (genus name of the plants yielding it) + amine.

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