Sentence Examples


  • A small amount of morphine and codeine is also manufactured in India for medicinal use.
  • - Of the opium alkaloids only morphine and codeine are used to any extent in medicine.
  • Tannic acid, for instance, precipitates codeine as a tannate, salts of many of the heavy metals form precipitates of meconates and sulphates, whilst the various alkalis, alkaline carbonates and ammonia precipitate the important alkaloids.
  • The only alkaloids likely to remain in the prepared opium, and capable of producing well-marked physiological results, are morphine, codeine and narceine.
  • Morphine, in the pure state, can be sublimed, but codeine and narceine are said not to give a sublimate.