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Synonyms of atropine

Noun


1. atropine, alkaloid, antispasmodic, spasmolytic, antispasmodic agent, poison, toxicant, poisonous substance, mydriatic, mydriatic drug, antidote, counterpoison

usage: a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides

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