|thebaine (ˈθiːbəˌiːn, θɪˈbeɪiːn, -aɪn)|
|Also called: paramorphine a poisonous white crystalline alkaloid, found in opium but without opioid actions. Formula: C19H21NO3|
|[C19: from New Latin thebaia opium of Thebes (with reference to Egypt as a chief source of opium) + |
thebaine the·ba·ine (thē'bə-ēn', thĭ-bā'ĭn)
A poisonous crystalline alkaloid obtained from opium. Also called paramorphine.