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thebaine

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noun the·ba·ine \thə-ˈbā-ˌēn\

Medical Definition of thebaine

  1. :  a poisonous crystalline alkaloid C19H21NO3 found in opium in small quantities, related chemically to morphine and codeine, and possessing a sharp astringent taste and a tetanic action like strychnine




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