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(Science: 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.
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