185.9 MB (6.3 MB compressed)
7146 x 9095 pixels
60.5 x 77.0 cm ⏐ 23.8 x 30.3 in (300dpi)
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X-ray of Opium poppy (Papaver somniferum) flower. This poppy is the source of opium, a narcotic resin that contains the alkaloids morphine and codeine. These are used by the pharmaceutical industry as painkillers (analgesics). Opium can be refined to yield the illegal drug heroin.
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