- a white, crystalline, hygroscopic, water-soluble, poisonous alkaloid, C8H15NO, obtained chiefly by the hydrolysis of atropine or hyoscyamine.
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On the other hand, by heating tropic acid and tropine together, atropine is regenerated.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
In addition to the types of compounds enumerated above we may also notice purin, tropine and the terpenes.
Before my researches nothing was known of the constitution of tropine.
- a white crystalline poisonous hygroscopic alkaloid obtained by heating atropine or hyoscyamine with barium hydroxide. Formula: C 8 H 15 NO
Word Origin for tropine
- A white, crystalline, poisonous alkaloid obtained chiefly by hydrolysis of atropine.