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mor·phine

 (môr′fēn′)
n.
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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morphine

(ˈmɔːfiːn) or

morphia

n
(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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mor•phine

(ˈmɔr fin)

also mor•phi•a

(-fi ə)

n.
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.
[1820–30; < German Morphin. See Morpheus, -ine2]
mor•phin′ic (-ˈfɪn ɪk) adj.
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mor·phine

(môr′fēn′)
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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.morphine - 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
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Translations
morfium
morfin
morfiini
morfij
モルヒネ
모르핀
morfin
มอร์ฟีน
moóc phin

morphine

[ˈmɔːrfiːn] nmorphine f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

morphine

nMorphium nt, → Morphin nt (spec)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

morphine

[ˈmɔːfiːn] morphia [ˈmɔːfɪə] nmorfina
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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

mor·phine

n. morfina, alcaloide que se obtiene del opio y se usa como analgésico y sedante.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

morphine

n morfina
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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