buprenorphine


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bu·pre·nor·phine

 (byo͞o′prə-nôr′fēn′)
n.
A semisynthetic opioid drug, C29H41NO4, used usually in its hydrochloride form as an analgesic and, in combination with naloxone, for long-term treatment of addiction to opioids such as heroin.

[bu(tyl) + pr(opyl) + en(do-) or (eth)en(e) + (m)orphine.]

buprenorphine

(bjuːˈprɛnɔːfiːn)
n
(Medicine) an opiate used medicinally as a powerful analgesic
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buprenorphine

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