noun. a poisonous crystalline alkaloid extracted from the nightshade family; used as an antispasmodic and to dilate the eye pupil; also administered in large amounts as an antidote for organophosphate nerve agents or organophosphate insecticides.
- poisonous substance
- mydriatic drug
- antispasmodic agent
Sentences with atropine
After giving your dog a dose of atropine sulfate, keep him out of bright light.
2. Noun, singular or mass
He may drool if the atropine runs into his throat from the tear duct.