duboisine
Hyoscyamine Hy`os*cy"a*mine, n. [See {Hyoscyamus}.] (Chem.) An alkaloid found in henbane ({Hyoscyamus niger}), and regarded as its active principle. It is also found with other alkaloids in the thorn apple and deadly nightshade. It is extracted as a white crystalline substance, with a sharp, offensive taste. Hyoscyamine is isomeric with atropine, is very poisonous, and is used as a medicine for neuralgia, like belladonna. Called also {hyoscyamia}, {duboisine}, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • Duboisine — Du*bois ine, n. (Med.) An alkaloid obtained from the leaves of an Australian tree ({Duboisia myoporoides}), and regarded as identical with hyoscyamine. It produces dilation of the pupil of the eye. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • duboisine — Chem. (djuːˈbɔɪsaɪn) [see ine.] An alkaloid obtained from the Australian solanaceous shrub Duboisia myoporioides, having qualities similar to those of atropine and hyoscyamine. in Syd. Soc. Lex …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Duboisia myoporoides — Duboisine Du*bois ine, n. (Med.) An alkaloid obtained from the leaves of an Australian tree ({Duboisia myoporoides}), and regarded as identical with hyoscyamine. It produces dilation of the pupil of the eye. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Duboisia — Du*bois i*a, n. [NL.] (Med.) Same as {Duboisine}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hyoscyamia — Hyoscyamine Hy os*cy a*mine, n. [See {Hyoscyamus}.] (Chem.) An alkaloid found in henbane ({Hyoscyamus niger}), and regarded as its active principle. It is also found with other alkaloids in the thorn apple and deadly nightshade. It is extracted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyoscyamine — Hy os*cy a*mine, n. [See {Hyoscyamus}.] (Chem.) An alkaloid found in henbane ({Hyoscyamus niger}), and regarded as its active principle. It is also found with other alkaloids in the thorn apple and deadly nightshade. It is extracted as a white… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyoscyamus niger — Hyoscyamine Hy os*cy a*mine, n. [See {Hyoscyamus}.] (Chem.) An alkaloid found in henbane ({Hyoscyamus niger}), and regarded as its active principle. It is also found with other alkaloids in the thorn apple and deadly nightshade. It is extracted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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