Cotarnine
Cotarnine Co*tar"nine (k?-t?r"n?n or -n?n), n. [F., fr. narcotine, by transposition of letters.] (Chem.) A white, crystalline substance, {C12H13NO3}, obtained as a product of the decomposition of narcotine. It has weak basic properties, and is usually regarded as an alkaloid. [1913 Webster]

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  • cotarnine — An alkaloidal principle, C12H15NO4, derived from narcotine by oxidation; an astringent. [anagram of narcotine] * * * co·tar·nine kō tär .nēn, nən n a crystalline alkaloid that is obtained by the oxidation of narcotine and has been used chiefly in …   Medical dictionary

  • cotarnine — (ko tar ni n ) s. f. Terme de chimie. Alcaloïde, produit par action de l acide sulfurique et du peroxyde de manganèse sur la narcotine. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Transposition des lettres du mot narcotine …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cotarnine — co·tar·nine …   English syllables

  • cotarnine — kōˈtärˌnēn, nə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, anagram of narcotine; probably originally formed as German kotarnin : a crystalline alkaloid C12H15NO4 obtained by the oxidation of narcotine and used chiefly in the form… …   Useful english dictionary

  • C12H13NO3 — Cotarnine Co*tar nine (k? t?r n?n or n?n), n. [F., fr. narcotine, by transposition of letters.] (Chem.) A white, crystalline substance, {C12H13NO3}, obtained as a product of the decomposition of narcotine. It has weak basic properties, and is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Noscapine — Systematic (IUPAC) name (3S) 6,7 Dimethox …   Wikipedia

  • hydrocotarnine — An alkaloidal principle derived from cotarnine; it is the basic hydrolytic product of narcotine; also obtained from the mother liquors of thebaine. * * * hy·dro·co·tar·nine kō tär .nēn, nən n a crystalline alkaloid C12H15NO3 obtained from opium… …   Medical dictionary

  • hydrocotarnine — “+ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary hydr + cotarnine; probably originally formed as German hydrokotarnin : a crystalline alkaloid C12H15NO3 obtained from opium and also formed by the reduction of cotarnine …   Useful english dictionary

  • narcotia — Narcotine Nar co*tine (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[i^]n or n[aum]r k[ o]*t[=e]n), n. [Cf. F. narcotine. Cf. {Cotarnine}.] (Chem.) An alkaloid found in opium, and extracted as a white crystalline substance, tasteless and less poisonous than morphine; called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Narcotine — Nar co*tine (n[aum]r k[ o]*t[i^]n or n[aum]r k[ o]*t[=e]n), n. [Cf. F. narcotine. Cf. {Cotarnine}.] (Chem.) An alkaloid found in opium, and extracted as a white crystalline substance, tasteless and less poisonous than morphine; called also… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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