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hy·o·scy·a·mus

(hī'ō-sī'ă-mŭs),
The leaves and flowering tops of Hyoscyamus niger (family Solanaceae); contains hyoscyamine and hyoscine (scopolamine); an anticholinergic and antispasmodic.
Synonym(s): henbane
[G. hyoskyamos, henbane or hog's bean, fr. hys, gen. hyos, a hog, + kyamos, a bean]

hyoscyamus

(hī″ō-sī′ă-mŭs) [Gr. hys, a pig, + kyamos, bean]
The dried leaves of the plant Hyoscyamus niger; a narcotic that also acts as an antispasmodic. A relative of atropine, hyoscyamus is also known as henbane.
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