HyperDic: physostigmine

English > 1 sense of the word physostigmine:
NOUNplantphysostigmineused in treatment of Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma
English > physostigmine: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningUsed in treatment of Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma.
BroaderalkaloidNatural bases containing nitrogen found in plants
Substance ofmedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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