Definition of hyoscine in English:

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hyoscine

Pronunciation: /ˈhīəˌsēn/

noun

Another term for scopolamine.
Example sentences
  • There are also painkilling tablets available that contain the drug, hyoscine (eg Feminax), that may help prevent the muscle contractions.
  • Valid data are needed on old molecules that are still widely used in clinical practice (for example, haloperidol or hyoscine).
  • For more serious travel sickness your doctor may prescribe patches containing hyoscine (an anti-nausea drug).

Origin

Late 19th century: from modern Latin hyoscyamus (see hyoscyamine) + -ine4.

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Syllabification: hy·os·cine

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