morphia


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mor·phi·a

 (môr′fē-ə)
n.

[New Latin, from Latin Morpheus, Morpheus.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.morphia - an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic used to relieve pain
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
apomorphine - a morphine derivative that is not as strong as morphine; used as an emetic and in small doses as a sedative
opiate - a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
Translations
مورفين، مُخَدِّر، مُنَوِّم
morfium
morfin
morfinmorfium
morfín
morfijusmorfinas
morfijs
morfium

morphia

[ˈmɔːfɪə] morphine [ˈmɔːfiːn] Nmorfina f

morphia

(ˈmoːfiə) morphine (ˈmoːfiːn) nouns
a drug used to cause sleep or deaden pain.
References in classic literature ?
There he crushed to a powder two soluble tablets, each containing a quarter of a grain of morphia.
Send your husband to the nearest chemist as soon as it's dawn; send him for chloral, chloroform, morphia, anything they've got and as much of it as they'll let him have.
He was set upon one thing indomitably and that was living, just living, notwithstanding the monotony of his life and the constant pain which allowed him to sleep only when he was under the influence of morphia.
It was typical of him that he liked to have those, who used them, tell him about poisons and drugs: hashish, morphia and opium.
In Yugoslavia, for a notable example, Waugh put it about that Birkenhead was having a homosexual affair with an Istrian intellectual and had also become a drug addict through the use of morphia.
1) At the library rare books room where I first encounter it, VULVA'S MORPHIA arrives in a large gray box, a plexiglass slipcase 9 1/8" wide, 11 1/2" high, and 1 3/4" deep.
Fight in our fortress: are conquered: I have my morphia in pocket.
There was magnetic oil for rheumatism, Wm Radam's Microbe Killer that "cures all diseases", which was handy, and One Night Cough Syrup, which listed its contents as alcohol, cannabis, chloroform and morphia.
He named this alkaloid Morphia after Morpheus, the Greek god of dreams (Bogusz 2000; Holzgrabe 2005; Ghosh et al.
The headlines terrified Hollywood producers, some of whom had caused Reid's addiction by putting him on morphia after he was injured on location.
Encased in glass and mounted atop freestanding tables, Morphia, 2008-2009, appeared like so many specters coming in and out of focus.