How to use Opium-poppy in a sentence

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  • Opium is obtained from the latex of the opium poppy (Pa paver somniferum), which contains the alkaloid morphine.

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  • Methadone is an opiate substitute and is synthesized from the raw materials found in the opium poppy.

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  • Ancient Sumerian and Egyptian medical texts dated as early as 4000 B.C. mention the opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) as the source of a milky fluid (opium latex) that could be given to relieve coughs and insomnia as well as ease pain.

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  • Morphine-The principal alkaloid derived from the opium poppy for use as a pain reliever and sedative.

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