Definition of eserine in English:

eserine

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.’
another term for physostigmine
‘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.

Pronunciation

eserine

/ˈɛsɛriːn/