[pahy-luh-kahr-peen, -pin, pil-uh-] /ˌpaɪ ləˈkɑr pin, -pɪn, ˌpɪl ə-/

noun, Pharmacology.
an oil or crystalline alkaloid, C 1 1 H 1 6 N 2 O 2 , obtained from jaborandi, and used chiefly to produce sweating, promote the flow of saliva, contract the pupil of the eye, and for glaucoma.
/ˌpaɪləʊˈkɑːpaɪn; -pɪn/
an alkaloid extracted from the leaves of the jaborandi tree, formerly used to induce sweating. Formula: C11H16N2O2

pilocarpine pi·lo·car·pine (pī’lō-kär’pēn’)
A colorless or yellow poisonous compound used to induce sweating, promote salivation, and treat glaucoma.


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