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apomorphine

[ap-uh-mawr-feen, -fin] /ˌæp əˈmɔr fin, -fɪn/
noun, Pharmacology.
1.
an alkaloid, C 17 H 17 NO 2 , derived from morphine and used as a fast-acting emetic.
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[ap-uh-mawr-fin] /ˌæp əˈmɔr fɪn/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of apomorphine
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; apo- + morphine
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apomorphine

/ˌæpəˈmɔːfiːn; -fɪn/
noun
1.
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 in Medicine

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

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