Definition of Codein
1. codeine [n -S] - See also: codeine
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Codein
Literary usage of Codein
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1. Useful drugs (1921)
"Prescriptions for codein must conform to the provisions of the Harrison Narcotic Law. ... codein Phosphate, USP—The phosphate of the alkaloid codein. ..."
2. Reactions: A Selection of Organic Chemical Preparations Important to by Friedrich August Flückiger (1893)
"(b) Reagents 12, 13, 14, 16 and 24 give heavy precipitates in the codein solution; ... (c) codein does not give a precipitate in an alum solution ..."
3. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1890)
"Schrötter, in Vienna, from the use of codein, as a substitute for morphia, to control cough ... codein appeared to diminish the expectoration in some cases. ..."
4. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1922)
"codein has the material advantage of relative freedom from undesirable side action ... codein, heroin, and all other morphin derivatives produce the same ..."
5. Practical Test-book of Chemistry by John Dabney Palmer (1907)
"codein, an alkaloid of opium, is in white or nearly translucent octahedral crystals; odorless; has a bitter taste; easily soluble in chloroform, ether, ..."
6. Elements of Chemistry: For the Use of Colleges, Academies, and Schools by Victor Regnault (1853)
"The residue is treated with ether, which dissolves the codein, and yields, by spontaneous evaporation, large crystals of this substance, ..."