Jaborine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jaborine (Chem) An alkaloid found in jaborandi leaves, from which it is extracted as a white amorphous substance. In its action it resembles atropine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jaborine An alkaloid extracted from the leaves of jaborandi, and also derivable from pilocarpine. Its physiological effects are said to resemble those of atropin.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Jaborandi

Usage

In literature:

Jaborine resembles atropine pharmacologically, and is therefore antagonistic to pilocarpine.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 1" by Various
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