meconia
Meconin Mec"o*nin, n. [Cf. F. m['e]conine.] (Chem.) A substance regarded as an anhydride of meconinic acid, existing in opium and extracted as a white crystalline substance. Also erroneously called {meconina}, {meconia}, etc., as though it were an alkaloid. [1913 Webster]

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  • Meconin — Mec o*nin, n. [Cf. F. m[ e]conine.] (Chem.) A substance regarded as an anhydride of meconinic acid, existing in opium and extracted as a white crystalline substance. Also erroneously called {meconina}, {meconia}, etc., as though it were an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • meconina — Meconin Mec o*nin, n. [Cf. F. m[ e]conine.] (Chem.) A substance regarded as an anhydride of meconinic acid, existing in opium and extracted as a white crystalline substance. Also erroneously called {meconina}, {meconia}, etc., as though it were… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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