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Meaning of CODEINE

Pronunciation:  'kowdeen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  derivative of opium; used as an antitussive (to relieve coughing) and an analgesic (to relive pain)
 

CODEINE is a 7 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: analgesic, anodyne, antitussive, narcotic, pain pill, painkiller

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Co*de"ine\, n. [Gr. ? poppy head: cf. F. cod?ine.]
(Chem.)
One of the opium alkaloids; a white crystalline substance,
{C18H21NO3}, similar to and regarded as a derivative of
morphine, but much feebler in its action; -- called also
{codeia}.

 
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