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tro·pine(trō′pēn′, -pĭn) also tro·pin (-pĭn)
A white, crystalline, poisonous alkaloid, C8H15NO, obtained chiefly by hydrolysis of atropine.
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(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline poisonous hygroscopic alkaloid obtained by heating atropine or hyoscyamine with barium hydroxide. Formula: C8H15NO
[C19: shortened from atropine]
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