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sco·pol·a·mine

 (skə-pŏl′ə-mēn′, -mĭn)
n.
An alkaloid drug, C17H21NO4, extracted from plants such as henbane and used primarily to treat motion sickness and nausea and to dilate the pupil. Also called hyoscine.

[New Latin Scopolia, plant genus (after Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723-1788), Italian naturalist) + -amine.]

scopolamine

(skəˈpɒləˌmiːn; -mɪn; ˌskəʊpəˈlæmɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) a colourless viscous liquid alkaloid extracted from certain plants, such as henbane: used in preventing travel sickness and as an anticholinergic, sedative, and truth serum. Formula: C17H21NO4. Also called: hyoscine See also atropine
[C20 scopol- from New Latin scopolia Japonica Japanese belladonna (from which the alkaloid is extracted), named after G. A. Scopoli (1723–88), Italian naturalist, + amine]

sco•pol•a•mine

(skəˈpɒl əˌmin, -mɪn, ˌskoʊ pəˈlæm ɪn)

n.
a colorless, syrupy, water-soluble alkaloid, C17H21NO4, obtained from certain plants of the nightshade family, used as a sedative, antinauseant, and to dilate the pupils.
[1890–95; < New Latin Scopol(ia japonica) Japanese belladonna (genus Scopolia after German. A. Scopoli (1723–88), Italian naturalist]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scopolamine - an alkaloid with anticholinergic effects that is used as a sedative and to treat nausea and to dilate the pupils in ophthalmic procedures; "transdermal scopolamine is used to treat motion sickness"; "someone sedated with scopolamine has difficulty lying"
alkaloid - natural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
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scopolamine

scopolamine

n escopolamina, hyoscina (INN)
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