meconin

noun
mec·​o·​nin | \ ˈmek-ə-nən How to pronounce meconin (audio) \
variants: also meconine \ -​ˌnēn How to pronounce meconin (audio) \

Medical Definition of meconin

: 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 26 Jul. 2021.

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