pilocarpin

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pilocarpine or pilocarpin (ˌpaɪləʊˈkɑːpaɪn, -pɪn, ˌpaɪləʊˈkɑːpɪn)
 
n
an alkaloid extracted from the leaves of the jaborandi tree, formerly used to induce sweating. Formula: C11H16N2O2
 
[C19: from New Latin Pilocarpus genus name, from Greek pilos hair + karpos fruit]
 
pilocarpin or pilocarpin
 
n
 
[C19: from New Latin Pilocarpus genus name, from Greek pilos hair + karpos fruit]

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