Meaning of scopolamine


Pronunciation: (sku-pol'u-mēn", -min, skō"pu-lam'in), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a colorless, syrupy, water-soluble alkaloid, CHNO, obtained from certain plants of the nightshade family, used chiefly as a sedative and mydriatic and to alleviate the symptoms of motion sickness. Also called
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