meconium[mi kō′nē əm]
meconium definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Latin meconium, origin, originally poppy juice ; from Classical Greek mēkōnion ; from mēkōn, poppy ; from Indo-European an unverified form mak(en)- from source Old High German maho (Ger mohn), Russian mak
meconium definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin mēcōnium, poppy juice, from Greek mēkōnion, from mēkōn, poppy.
meconium - Medical Definition
- A dark green fecal material that accumulates in the fetal intestines and is discharged at or near the time of birth.
- See opium.