Definition of eserine in English:

eserine

Pronunciation /ˈesərēn/ /ˈɛsərin/ /ˈesərən/ /ˈɛsərən/

noun

Chemistry
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.’

Origin

Mid 19th century from French ésérine, from Efik esere.