pilocarpine


pilocarpine

noun Pharmacology.

  1. an oil or crystalline alkaloid, C11H16N2O2, obtained from jaborandi, and used chiefly to produce sweating, promote the flow of saliva, contract the pupil of the eye, and for glaucoma.

noun

  1. an alkaloid extracted from the leaves of the jaborandi tree, formerly used to induce sweating. Formula: C 11 H 16 N 2 O 2

n.

  1. A colorless or yellow poisonous compound used to induce sweating, promote salivation, and treat glaucoma.

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