scopolamine[skō päl′ə mēn′, -min]
Origin: Ger scopolamin < ModL Scopolia, genus of plants in which the alkaloid appears (after G. A. Scopoli (1723-88), of Pavia, Italy) + Ger amin, amine
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Origin: New Latin Scopolia, plant genus (after Giovanni Antonio Scopoli (1723-1788), Italian naturalist) + -amine.
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