Dictionary   FastHealth  Email This!



n 1  :  an Old World poisonous plant of the genus Atropa (A. belladonna) having purple or green bell-shaped flowers, glossy black berries, and a root and leaves that yield atropine - called also deadly nightshade   2  :  a medicinal preparation (as atropine) extracted from the belladonna plant and containing anticholinergic alkaloids .

Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.  © 1997-2020.



Southeast Arizona Medical Center (Douglas,Arizona - COCHISE County)