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eserine

[es-uh-reen, -rin] /ˈɛs əˌrin, -rɪn/
noun, Chemistry.
Origin of eserine
1875-1880
1875-80; eser- (name for the Calabar bean) + -ine2
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eserine

/ˈɛsəriːn; -rɪn/
noun
1.
another name for physostigmine
Word Origin
C19 eser-, of African origin + -ine²
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eserine in Medicine

eserine es·e·rine (ěs'ə-rēn')
n.
See physostigmine.

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