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- another term for physostigmine
- ‘The author studied the effects of systemic administration of eserine upon light sensitivity and dark adaptation on 94 subjects.’
- ‘Small amounts of eserine result in inhibition of choline-esterase without manifestation of physiological effects.’
Mid 19th century: from French ésérine, from Efik esere.
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