atropine

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atropine at·ro·pine (āt'rə-pēn', -pĭn) or at·ro·pin (-pĭn)
n.
An alkaloid obtained from belladonna and related plants, used to dilate the pupils of the eyes and as an antispasmodic, antisudorific, and anticholinergic.

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