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Codeine meaning
[koh-deen]
Definitions of codeine is:
  • uncountable noun codeine
    Codeine is a drug which is used to relieve pain, especially headaches, and the symptoms of a cold.
  • noun codeine
    a white crystalline alkaloid prepared mainly from morphine and having a similar but milder action. It is used as an analgesic, an antidiarrhoeal, and to relieve coughing. Formula: C18H21NO3
  • noun codeine
    a narcotic alkaloid, C18H21NO3┬ĚH2O, derived from opium and resembling morphine, but less habit-forming: used in cough medicines and to relieve pain