\ˈɒmnəpˌɒn], \ˈɒmnəpˌɒn], \ˈɒ_m_n_ə_p_ˌɒ_n]\
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The air-dried exudate from the unripe seed capsule of the opium poppy, Papaver somniferum, or its variant, P. album. It contains a number of alkaloids, but only a few - MORPHINE; CODEINE; and PAPAVERINE - have clinical significance. Opium has been used as an analgesic, antitussive, antidiarrheal, and antispasmodic.
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