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co·deine

 (kō′dēn′, -dē-ĭn)
n.
An alkaloid narcotic, C18H21NO3, derived from opium or morphine and used as a cough suppressant, analgesic, and hypnotic.

[French codéine : Greek kōdeia, poppy head (from kōos, cavity; see keuə- in Indo-European roots) + -ine, alkaloid; see -ine2.]

codeine

(ˈkəʊdiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) a white crystalline alkaloid prepared mainly from morphine and having a similar but milder action. It is used as an analgesic, an antidiarrhoeal, and to relieve coughing. Formula: C18H21NO3
[C19: from Greek kōdeia head of a poppy, from kōos hollow place + -ine2]

co•deine

(ˈkoʊ din)

n.
a white, crystalline alkaloid, C18H21NO3, obtained from opium, used chiefly as an analgesic and cough suppressant.
[1830–40; < Greek kṓde(ia) head, poppy-head + -ine2]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.codeine - derivative of opium; used as an antitussive (to relieve coughing) and an analgesic (to relieve pain)
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
antitussive - any medicine used to suppress or relieve coughing
opiate - a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
Translations

codeine

[ˈkəʊdiːn] N (Pharm) → codeína f

codeine

[ˈkəʊdiːn] ncodéine fcode name
n [person, operation, investigation] → nom m de code
vt
to be code-named sth [operation, investigation] → avoir qch pour nom de code
an operation code-named "Condor" → une opération qui a pour nom de code "Condor"code number ncode m numériquecode of behaviour ncode m de conduitecode of conduct ncode m de conduitecode of honour ncode m de l'honneurcode of practice n [profession] → code m de conduiteco-dependency [ˌkəʊdɪˈpɛndənsi] ncodépendance fco-dependent [ˌkəʊdɪˈpɛndənt]
adj [person] → codépendant(e)
ncodépendant(e) m/fcode word codeword, code-word [ˈkəʊdwɜːrd ˈkəʊdwɜːrd] n
(with recognized meaning)mot m de passe
(= euphemism) → euphémisme m

codeine

nCodein nt

codeine

[ˈkəʊdiːn] ncodeina

co·deine

n. codeína, narcótico analgésico.

codeine

n codeína
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