[ap-uh-mawr-feen, -fin]
noun Pharmacology.
an alkaloid, C 17 H 17 NO 2 , derived from morphine and used as a fast-acting emetic.
Also, apomorphin [ap-uh-mawr-fin] .

1885–90; apo- + morphine

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apomorphine (ˌæpəˈmɔːfiːn, -fɪn)
a white crystalline alkaloid, derived from morphine, that is used medicinally as an emetic, as an expectorant, and in Parkinson's disease. Formula: C17H17NO2

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apomorphine ap·o·mor·phine (āp'ə-môr'fēn')
A poisonous, white, crystalline alkaloid derived from morphine and used medicinally to induce vomiting.

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