scopoline

noun

a soluble crystalline alkaloid obtained from the decomposition of scopolamine and used as a sedative. Formula: C 8 H 13 NO 2Also called: oscine

Nearby words

  1. scopes,
  2. scopes trial,
  3. scoping,
  4. scoping study,
  5. scopolamine,
  6. scopophilia,
  7. scopophiliac,
  8. scopophobia,
  9. scops owl,
  10. scoptic

Word Origin for scopoline

C19: from scopol- (as in scopolamine) + -ine ²

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