meconin

noun

mec·​o·​nin ˈmek-ə-nən How to pronounce meconin (audio)
variants also meconine
: a crystalline lactone C10H10O4 found in opium

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“Meconin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/meconin. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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