diamorphine


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diamorphine

(ˌdaɪəˈmɔːfiːn)
n
1. (Recreational Drugs) a technical name for heroin
2. (Pharmacology) a technical name for heroin
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diamorphine

[ˌdaɪəˈmɔːfiːn] Ndiamorfina f
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Stephen Vivian Charles Fish, 43, of Tarwick Drive, St Mellons, Cardiff, pleaded guilty to possessing diamorphine.
Oscar is now on an extremely high dose of diamorphine, more than nursing staff have known adults to need.
Rasul was charged with possession of 161 miligrammes of diamorphine and a quantity of skunk cannabis on May 23 last year.
The prosecution had alleged during a four-day trial that he had injected Anthony Williams with a potentially fatal amount of pure diamorphine which Smallman obtained on prescription.
On Saturday police said Ms Roberts, 32, had been charged with conspiracy to supply Class A drug crack cocaine, conspiracy to supply a Class B controlled drug and possession of Class A drug diamorphine.
The Manchester-based inquiry found that Shipman was able to order vast amounts of diamorphine - pharmaceutical heroin - with ease.
She is accused of the attempted murder of James Byrne, 76, May Taylor, 88, and Frank Owen,92,by administering overdoses of diamorphine.
Barbara Salisbury pressed the booster button on the device administering diamorphine to James Byrne to such an extent that the noise reminded a colleague of a child playing Space Invaders, Chester Crown Court was told.
Mr Gray was given ten times the normal dose of diamorphine by Dr Daniel Ubani, who admitted only having a few hours' sleep before beginning work for a Cambridgeshire trust.
A lawyer representing Dr Liam Farrell, 51, told Newry Magistrates' Court his client will enter a plea of guilty to possession of diamorphine - heroin - and cyclimorph - a morphine-based drug - between March and July last year.
He was searched and found to be in possession of 19 wraps of diamorphine and 23 wraps of crack cocaine.
Mohammed Tariq Ali, 21, who denies the charge of having two kilos of diamorphine with a street value of pounds 250,000 with intent to supply, appeared in Cardiff Magistrates' Court, yesterday.