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benzoylecgonine

noun ben·zo·yl·ec·go·nine \ ˌben-zə-ˌwil-ˈek-gə-ˌnēn, -nən, -zō-ˌil-, -ˌzȯil- \

medical Definition of benzoylecgonine

:a metabolite C16H19NO4 of cocaine that is found in the blood and urine
  • Drug levels were determined from benzoylecgonine, a chemical by-product of cocaine found solely in the urine of users.
  • SeedOctober/November 2005

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