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A poisonous alkaloid, C17H17NO2, that is an analog of morphine and is used medicinally to treat Parkinson's disease and to induce vomiting.
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apomorphineA morphine derivative used as an expectorant, emetic, and hypnotic. In large doses it promotes severe vomiting. Used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. Brand names are Apo-go and Uprima.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005