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phy•so•stig•mine



Pronunciation: (fī"sō-stig'mēn, -min), [key]
n. Pharm.
an alkaloid, C15H21N3O2, used in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease to raise the level of the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and also as a miotic in glaucoma.

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