narceine

noun
nar·​ce·​ine | \ ˈnär-sē-ˌēn, -ən How to pronounce narceine (audio) \

Medical Definition of narceine

: a bitter crystalline narcotic amphoteric alkaloid C23H27NO8 found in opium and also obtainable from narcotine

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“Narceine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/narceines. Accessed 29 Jan. 2020.

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