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Atropa (genus of deadly nightshade) +‎ -ine

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atropine (plural atropines)

  1. (toxicology, pharmacology) An alkaloid extracted from the plant deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna) and other sources. Though overdoses would be fatal it is used as a drug in medicine for its paralytic effects (e.g. in surgery to relax muscles, in dentistry to dry the mouth, in ophthalmology to dilate the pupils).

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atropine f (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) atropine

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