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tropine

[troh-peen, -pin] /ˈtroʊ pin, -pɪn/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a white, crystalline, hygroscopic, water-soluble, poisonous alkaloid, C 8 H 15 NO, obtained chiefly by the hydrolysis of atropine or hyoscyamine.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; aphetic variant of atropine
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tropine

/ˈtrəʊpiːn; -pɪn/
noun
1.
a white crystalline poisonous hygroscopic alkaloid obtained by heating atropine or hyoscyamine with barium hydroxide. Formula: C8H15NO
Word Origin
C19: shortened from atropine
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tropine in Medicine

tropine tro·pine (trō'pēn', -pĭn) or tro·pin (-pĭn)
n.
A white, crystalline, poisonous alkaloid obtained chiefly by hydrolysis of atropine.

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