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eserine

[ es-uh-reen, -rin ]
/ ˈɛs əˌrin, -rɪn /
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noun Chemistry.
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Origin of eserine

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

eserine
/ (ˈɛsəriːn, -rɪn) /

noun
another name for physostigmine

Word Origin for eserine

C19 eser-, of African origin + -ine ²
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