cryptopine

noun

cryp·​to·​pine ˈkrip-tə-ˌpēn, -pən How to pronounce cryptopine (audio)
: a colorless crystalline alkaloid C21H23NO5 obtained from opium and plants of the genus Corydalis

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“Cryptopine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cryptopine. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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