pseudomorphine

noun

pseu·​do·​morphine
¦sü(ˌ)dō+
: a nonpoisonous crystalline alkaloid C34H36N2O6 obtained from opium and by oxidation of morphine

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary pseud- + morphine; originally formed in French

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“Pseudomorphine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pseudomorphine. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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