thebaine

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thebaine

[′thē‚bān]
(pharmacology)
C19N21NO3 A white, crystalline alkaloid derived from opium; melting point is 193°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used in medicine. Also known as para-morphine.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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