OPIUM ALKALOIDS

alkaloids stemming from opium, of which there are over twenty. The main alkaloid is morphine- others consist of codeine, thebaine, and papaverine.

OPIUM ALKALOIDS: "Papaverine is rarely used, but is an opium alkaloid."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OPIUM ALKALOIDS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/opium-alkaloids/ (accessed December 9, 2019).
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