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hyoscine

[ hahy-uh-seen, -sin ]
/ ˈhaɪ əˌsin, -sɪn /
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noun Pharmacology.
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Origin of hyoscine

First recorded in 1870–75; hyosc(yamus) + -ine2
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British Dictionary definitions for hyoscine

hyoscine
/ (ˈhaɪəˌsiːn) /

noun
another name for scopolamine

Word Origin for hyoscine

C19: from hyosc (yamus) + -ine ²
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