Meaning of meconium
Pronunciation: (mi-kō'nē-um), [key]
- the first fecal excretion of a newborn child, composed chiefly of bile, mucus, and epithelial cells.
- fecal mass released at pupation by the larvae of some insects.
- the milky sap of the unripe seed pods of the opium poppy; crude opium.
- meconium (Thesaurus)