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hyoscyamine


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A poisonous alkaloid occurring in henbane, deadly nightshade, and related plants, with similar pharmacological properties to atropine. [From Greek hyoskyamos, from hys a pig + kyanion cyanide, from kyamos a bean, alluding to the fact that the plant is poisonous to pigs + English amine]

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