how to pronounce atropine


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atropine is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of atropine in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… then once drops of atropine were applied …”

meanings of atropine


  1. An alkaloid extracted from the plant deadly nightshade (Atropa belladonna) and other sources, such as the seeds of the Thorn-apple. Though overdoses would be fatal it is used as a drug in medicine for its paralytic effects (e.g. in surgery to relax muscles, in dentistry to dry the mouth, in ophthalmology to dilate the pupils).

atropine frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word atropine occurs in english on average 0.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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