hyoscine definition

  • noun:
    • See scopolamine.
    • Scopolamine.
    • An alkaloid discovered with hyoscyamine (with which it's also isomeric) in henbane, and extracted as a white, amorphous, semisolid compound.
    • A non-crystallizable alkaloid obtainable only as a syrup from Hyoscyamus niger.
    • an alkaloid with anticholinergic results that is used as a sedative also to treat sickness also to dilate the students in ophthalmic treatments

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