from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One of the alkaloids contained in opium
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Chem) An alkaloid found in opium, and extracted as a yellow amorphous substance which is easily decomposed.
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- noun organic chemistry An
alkaloidfound in opium, extracted as a yellow amorphoussubstance which is easily decomposed.
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