sinomenine

noun
si·​nom·​e·​nine | \sə̇ˈnäməˌnēn, -nə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of sinomenine 

: a crystalline alkaloid C19H23NO4 structurally related to thebaine but obtained from various eastern Asiatic plants (such as Sinomenium acutum) of the family Menispermaceae

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History and Etymology for sinomenine

sinomen- (from New Latin Sinomenium, genus name of the woody vine Sinomenium acutum) + -ine

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