from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See thebaine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A poisonous alkaloid, also known as thebaine, obtained from opium; not used in medicine; but used as a precursor for the manufacture of some medicines.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as thebain.


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  • ** paramorphine, an opiate alkaloid (opioid license here, because instead of depressing the central nervous system, it resembles strychnine in its action, causing tetanic convulsions).

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