from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A white, crystalline, poisonous alkaloid, C8H15NO, obtained chiefly by hydrolysis of atropine.
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- n. a poisonous alkaloid obtained by the hydrolysis of atropine
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A white crystalline alkaloid, C8H15NO, produced by decomposing atropine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A colorless hygroscopic alkaloid, , prepared by the decomposition of many of the Solanum alkaloids. It crystallizes in plates, melts at 63° C., and boils at 233° C.
From atropine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)