hyoscine

[hahy-uh-seen, -sin]

Origin of hyoscine

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

hyoscine

noun
  1. another name for scopolamine

Word Origin for hyoscine

C19: from hyosc (yamus) + -ine ²
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hyoscine in Medicine

hyoscine

[hīə-sēn′]
n.
  1. scopolamine
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