Mec"o*nin (?), n. [Cf. F. m'econine.] Chem.

A substance regarded as an anhydride of meconinic acid, existing in opium and extracted as a white crystalline substance. Also erroneously called meconina, meconia, etc., as though it were an alkaloid.

 

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