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  1. Atropa, genus Atropanoun



  1. Atropa

    Atropa is a genus of flowering plants in the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Its best-known member is the Deadly Nightshade. Its pharmacologically active ingredients include atropine, scopolamine, and hyoscyamine, all tropane alkaloids. The genus is named after Άτροπος of the Three Fates, the one which cut the life thread. In some older classifications, the Mandrake is considered a species of the Atropa genus as Atropa mandragora.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Atropa

    A plant genus of the family SOLANACEAE which contain SOLANACEOUS ALKALOIDS including ATROPINE which is named after this genus.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of atropa in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of atropa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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