Eserine

Es'er·ine noun [ From native name of the Calabar bean: confer French ésérine .] (Chemistry) An alkaloid found in the Calabar bean, and the seed of Physostigma venenosum ; physostigmine. It is used in ophthalmic surgery for its effect in contracting the pupil.
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eserine

<chemistry> An alkaloid found in the Calabar bean, and the seed of Physostigma venenosum; physostigmine. It is used in ophthalmic surgery for its effect in contracting the pupil. ... Origin: From native name of the Calabar bean: cf. F. Eserine. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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Eserine

• (n.) An alkaloid found in the Calabar bean, and the seed of Physostigma venenosum; physostigmine. It is used in ophthalmic surgery for its effect in contracting the pupil.
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eserine

(from the article `Julian, Percy L.`) ...into chemicals essential to life, including vitamins and hormones; he then attempted to create the compounds artificially. Early in his career ... Physostigmine and neostigmine are among the principal anticholinesterases. These drugs have only a few clinical uses, mainly in augmenting gastric ......
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eserine

Type: Term Pronunciation: es′ĕr-ēn Synonyms: physostigmine
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