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 (thē′bə-ēn′, thĭ-bā′ĭn)
An alkaloid, C19H21NO3, obtained from the opium poppy and used in the manufacture of oxycodone and other opioids. Also called paramorphine.

[New Latin (herba) thēbaia, (herb of) Thebes, Egyptian opium (from Latin Thēbaea, feminine of Thēbaeus, Theban, from Thēbae, Thebes, from Greek Thēbai) + -ine.]


(ˈθiːbəˌiːn; θɪˈbeɪiːn; -aɪn)
(Pharmacology) a poisonous white crystalline alkaloid, found in opium but without opioid actions. Formula: C19H21NO3. Also called: paramorphine
[C19: from New Latin thebaia opium of Thebes (with reference to Egypt as a chief source of opium) + -ine2]
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