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An alkaloid, C17H19NO3, extracted from opium and used in the form of its hydrated sulfate or hydrochloride salt to relieve moderate to severe pain. Also called morphia.
[French, from Morphée, Morpheus, from Latin Morpheus.]
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(Pharmacology) an alkaloid extracted from opium: used in medicine as an analgesic and sedative, although repeated use causes addiction. Formula: C17H19NO3
[C19: from French, from Morpheus]
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also mor•phi•a(-fi ə)
a white, bitter, crystalline alkaloid, C17H19NO3∙H2O, the most important narcotic and addictive principle of opium, obtained by extraction and crystallization and used chiefly in medicine as a pain reliever and sedative.
mor•phin′ic (-ˈfɪn ɪk) adj.
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A drug extracted from opium, used in medicine to relieve severe pain and for its sedative effects. It can be highly addictive.
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|Noun||1.||morphine - an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic 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
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morphine[ˈmɔːrfiːn] n → morphine f
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morphine[ˈmɔːfiːn] morphia [ˈmɔːfɪə] n → morfina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
morphine→ مُورِفِيـن morfium morfin Morphium μορφίνη morfina morfiini morphine morfij morfina モルヒネ 모르핀 morfine morfin morfina morfina морфий morfin มอร์ฟีน morfin moóc phin 吗啡
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n. morfina, alcaloide que se obtiene del opio y se usa como analgésico y sedante.
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