[puh-pav-uh-reen, -er-in, puh-pey-vuh-reen, -ver-in] /pəˈpæv əˌrin, -ər ɪn, pəˈpeɪ vəˌrin, -vər ɪn/
a white, crystalline, nonnarcotic, alkaloidal powder, C 2 0 H 2 1 NO 4 , obtained from opium, but not a morphine derivative and not habit-forming or addicting, used in the treatment of spasms of involuntary muscle, especially of the stomach, bronchi, and arteries.
a white crystalline almost insoluble alkaloid found in opium and used as an antispasmodic to treat coronary spasms and certain types of colic. Formula: C20H21NO4
papaverine pa·pav·er·ine (pə-pāv’ə-rēn’, -ər-ĭn)
A nonaddictive opium derivative used medicinally to relieve spasms of smooth muscle.
[paw-paw, puh-paw] /ˈpɔ pɔ, pəˈpɔ/ noun 1. . /pəˈpɔː/ noun 1. another name for papaya 2. Also called custard apple n. 1620s, variant of papaya (q.v.), used from 1760 to designate the papaw tree.
[puh-pah-yuh] /pəˈpɑ yə/ noun 1. the large, yellow, melonlike fruit of a tropical American shrub or small tree, Carica papaya, eaten raw or cooked. 2. the tree itself. /pəˈpaɪə/ noun 1. a Caribbean evergreen tree, Carica papaya, with a crown of large dissected leaves and large green hanging fruit: family Caricaceae 2. the fruit of […]
[pah-pee-ey-tey, puh-pee-tee] /ˌpɑ piˈeɪ teɪ, pəˈpi ti/ noun 1. a city on NW Tahiti, in the Society Islands: capital of the Society Islands and of French Polynesia. plural noun 1. a group of islands in the S Pacific: a part of French Polynesia; largest island, Tahiti. (Excluding minor islands) 453 sq. mi. (1173 sq. km). […]
[pah-pe-le-rah] /ˌpɑ pɛˈlɛ rɑ/ noun, plural papeleras [pah-pe-le-rahs] /ˌpɑ pɛˈlɛ rɑs/ (Show IPA). Spanish Furniture. 1. a small Renaissance cabinet for papers and writing materials, mounted on a small stand.