codeia
Codeine Co*de"ine, n. [Gr. ? poppy head: cf. F. cod?ine.] (Chem.) One of the opium alkaloids; a white crystalline substance, {C18H21NO3}, similar to and regarded as a derivative of morphine, but much feebler in its action; -- called also {codeia}. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • codeia — codeiá, codeiéz, vb. I (reg.) a încondeia ouăle (de Paşti). Trimis de blaurb, 18.04.2006. Sursa: DAR …   Dicționar Român

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  • C18H21NO3 — Codeine Co*de ine, n. [Gr. ? poppy head: cf. F. cod?ine.] (Chem.) One of the opium alkaloids; a white crystalline substance, {C18H21NO3}, similar to and regarded as a derivative of morphine, but much feebler in its action; called also {codeia}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Codeine — Co*de ine, n. [Gr. ? poppy head: cf. F. cod?ine.] (Chem.) One of the opium alkaloids; a white crystalline substance, {C18H21NO3}, similar to and regarded as a derivative of morphine, but much feebler in its action; called also {codeia}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • codeine — /koh deen/, n. Pharm. a white, crystalline, slightly bitter alkaloid, C18H21NO3, obtained from opium, used in medicine chiefly as an analgesic or sedative and to inhibit coughing. Also, codeia /koh dee euh/, codeina /koh dee ee neuh/. [1830 40; < …   Universalium

  • codeine — /ˈkoʊdin / (say kohdeen) noun a white, crystalline, bitter alkaloid, methylmorphine C18H21NO3H2O, obtained from opium, used in medicine as an analgesic and cough suppressant. Also, codein, codeia /koʊˈdiə/ (say koh deeuh). {Greek kōdeia head,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • codeine — [kō dē′əkō′dēn΄] n. [< Gr kōdeia, poppy head + INE3] a narcotic alkaloid, C18H21NO3·H2O, derived from opium and resembling morphine, but less habit forming: used in cough medicines and to relieve pain: also codein or codeia [kō dē′ə] …   English World dictionary

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