Morphinism - definition of morphinism by The Free Dictionary
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mor·phin·ism (môr′fē-nĭz′əm, môr′fə-)
1. Addiction to morphine.
2. A diseased condition caused by habitual or addictive use of morphine.
(Recreational Drugs) morphine addiction
the condition produced by the excessive use of morphine. — morphinist, n.See also: Drugs
n. morfinismo, condición morbosa ocasionada por la adicción a la morfina.
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This is due to the disappearance of symptoms may increase the secretion of three of morphinism
materials (Ankiflin, internal morphine, as well as Dinorvin).
At first sight, the terminology clustered around the words "alcohol" and alcoholism--with parallel terms "morphine" and morphinism
Although well known as a psychiatrist and writer using the Freudian perspective, Csath never became the part of the Hungarian psychoanlytic movement, which was probably connected with his prevailing morphinism
in the 1910's.