thebaine[t̸hē′bə ēn′, t̸hi bā′in]
Origin: < L Thebae (< Gr Thēbai), Thebes + -ine: after an opium from Thebes
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Origin: New Latin (herba) thēbaia, (herb of) Thebes, Egyptian opium (from Latin Thēbaea, feminine of Thēbaeus, Theban, from Thēbae, Thebes, from Greek Thēbai) + -ine2.
thebaine - Medical Definition