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- noun The act of bringing under the influence of atropin; specifically, of inducing the mydriatic effects of that drug.
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- noun medicine Physical effects caused by
atropine, including flushing, mydriasis, tachycardia, and drynessof the mouth and nose.
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And here we must mention the following strange observation by V.E. Henderson17: he found that after preliminary atropinization, vagus stimulation in the intestine produced no increase of tonus, but an increase of peristaltic contractions.
Contractions of the bladder after stimulation of the pelvic nerve, dilation of the vessels of the salivary gland after stimulation of the chorda nerve still occur even after atropinization.
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