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benztropine mesylate

[benz-troh-peen mez-uh-leyt, mes-, mee-zuh-, mee-suh-]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. a synthetic anticholinergic, C21H25NO⋅CH4O3S, used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
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Origin of benztropine mesylate

benztropine apparently as rearrangement of tropine benzohydryl; mesylate probably a contraction of methanesulfonate
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