Papaver somniferum
opianine o"pi*a*nine, n. (Chem.) An alkaloid ({C22H23NO7}) found in small quantity in opium. It is identical with {narcotine}. It is present in amounts up to 11% in {Papaver somniferum}, and is used clinically as an antitussive. --MI11

Syn: noscapine; narcosine; opian. [1913 Webster +PJC]


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