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the·ba·ine

(thē-bā'ēn, -in), Avoid the mispronunciation thē'bān.
An alkaloid obtained from opium (0.3-1.5%); it resembles strychnine in its action, causing tetanic convulsions.
Synonym(s): paramorphine

paramorphine

(păr′ə-môr′fēn′)
n.
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