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nal·trex·one

 (năl-trĕk′sōn)
n.
A synthetic opioid antagonist, C20H23NO4, used in its hydrochloride form to treat addiction to alcohol and to opioid drugs such as heroin.

[Blend of naloxone and tre- (probably alteration of tri-, from the three carbon atoms of the propyl group that distinguishes it from naloxone, of which it is a congener).]

naltrexone

(nælˈtrɛksəʊn)
n
(Pharmacology) a narcotic antagonist, similar to morphine, used chiefly in the treatment of heroin addiction
[C20: from N-al(lylnor)ox(ymorph)one, + the arbitrary insertion of -trex-]

nal•trex•one

(nælˈtrɛk soʊn)

n.
a nonaddictive substance, C20H23NO4, used in the treatment of heroin addiction and opiate overdose.
[1970–75; by rearrangement of parts of its chemical name]
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Noun1.naltrexone - an oral antagonist against the action of opiates
narcotic antagonist - an antagonist used to counteract the effects of narcotics (especially to counteract the depression of respiration)
Translations

naltrexone

n naltrexona
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