Meaning of scopolamine
Pronunciation: (sku-pol'u-mēn", -min, skō"pu-lam'in), [key]
— n. Pharm.
- 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
- scopolamine (Thesaurus)