Lanthopine Lan"tho*pine, n. [Gr. lanqa`nein to lie hid + E. opium.] (Chem.) An alkaloid found in opium in small quantities, and extracted as a white crystalline substance. [1913 Webster]

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  • lanthopine — lan·tho·pine lan(t) thə .pēn, pən n a crystalline alkaloid C23H25NO4 found in opium …   Medical dictionary

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  • lanthopine — ˈlan(t)thəˌpēn, pə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary lanth (from Greek lanthanein) + opium + ine; originally formed as German lanthopin : a crystalline alkaloid C23H25 …   Useful english dictionary

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