narcotine

noun
nar·​co·​tine | \ ˈnär-kə-ˌtēn How to pronounce narcotine (audio) , -tən How to pronounce narcotine (audio) \

Medical Definition of narcotine

: a crystalline alkaloid C22H23NO7 that is found in opium and possesses antispasmodic but no narcotic properties

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“Narcotine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/narcotine. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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