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- n. Any of a series of ethereal salts derived from tropine.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Any one of a series of artificial ethereal salts derived from the alkaloidal base tropine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In organic chemistry, a class-name applied to the esters of tropine and organic acids, , where R is a hydrocarbon radical such as methyl (CH3). These substances are basic crystalline compounds which resemble atropin in constitution and some of them have a similar physiological action.
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