noscapine

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noscapine

[′näs·kə‚pēn]
(pharmacology)
C22H23NO7 A white, colorless, tasteless alkaloid obtained from opium; used as a nonaddicting antitussive.Formerly known as narcotine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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