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An opioid narcotic analgesic, C22H28N2O, used in its citrate form to treat chronic pain and before, during, or following surgery.
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(Pharmacology) a narcotic drug used in medicine to relieve pain
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|Noun||1.||Fentanyl - trade names of a narcotic analgesic that can be inhaled and that acts on the central nervous system and may become addictive; used as a veterinary anesthetic and with other drugs before, during, and after surgery; also used as a nonlethal gas to incapacitate people in hostage situations; also abused as a recreational drug|
opiate - a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative
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