aporphine

noun ap·or·phine \ˈaˌpȯrˌfēn, ˈapərˌ-; (ˈ)aˈpȯrˌ-\

Definition of aporphine

plural

-s

  1. :  a synthetic alkaloid C17H17N regarded as the parent from which morphine, bulbocapnine, and related alkaloids are derived

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Origin and Etymology of aporphine

International Scientific Vocabulary apo- + morphine


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