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apomorphine


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Apomorphia  \Ap`o*mor"phi*a\,  Apomorphine  \Ap`o*mor"phine\,  n. 
  [Pref.  apo-  +  morphia,  morphine.]  (Chem.) 
  A  crystalline  alkaloid  obtained  from  morphia.  It  is  a 
  powerful  emetic. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  apomorphine 
  n  :  a  morphine  derivative  that  is  not  as  strong  as  morphine; 
  used  as  an  emetic  and  in  small  doses  as  a  sedative 




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