laudanum

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lau·da·num

(law'dă-nŭm),
A tincture containing opium.
[G. lēdanon, a resinous gum]
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laudanum

(lôd′n-əm)
n.
A tincture of opium, formerly used as a drug.
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lau·da·num

(law'dă-nŭm)
An older medicinal syrup or tincture that contains opium.
[G. lēdanon, a resinous gum]
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laudanum

A solution of crude opium in alcohol (tincture of opium). The alkaloids of opium are now refined and separated and prescribed as specific drugs. Laudanum was once casually recommended for a wide range of conditions.
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lau·da·num

(law'dă-nŭm)
A tincture containing opium.
[G. lēdanon, a resinous gum]
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