pilocarpine definition

  • noun:
    • A colorless or yellow toxic substance, C11H16N2O2, obtained through the leaves associated with the jaborandi and familiar with induce sweating, promote salivation, and treat glaucoma.
    • A muscarinic alkaloid gotten through the leaves of exotic United states shrubs from the genus Pilocarpus.
    • An alkaloid extracted from jaborandi (Pilocarpus pennatifolius) as a white amorphous or crystalline material which has a peculiar influence on the vasomotor system.
    • An alkaloid (C11H16N2O2) isolated from pilocarpus, which it resembles in its medicinal properties.
    • cholinergic alkaloid found in eyedrops to deal with glaucoma

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