eserine

[es-uh-reen, -rin]

Origin of eserine

1875–80; eser- (name for the Calabar bean) + -ine2
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eserine

noun
  1. another name for physostigmine

Word Origin for eserine

C19 eser-, of African origin + -ine ²
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