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[nahr-see-een, -in] /ˈnɑr siˌin, -ɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
a narcotic alkaloid, C 2 3 H 2 7 NO 8 , occurring in opium and acting as a mild relaxant on smooth muscle.
a narcotic alkaloid that occurs in opium. Formula: C23H27O8N


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