morphinism


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mor·phin·ism

 (môr′fē-nĭz′əm, môr′fə-)
n.
1. Addiction to morphine.
2. A diseased condition caused by habitual or addictive use of morphine.

mor′phin·ist n.

morphinism

(ˈmɔːfɪˌnɪzəm)
n
(Recreational Drugs) morphine addiction

morphinism

the condition produced by the excessive use of morphine. — morphinist, n.
See also: Drugs
Translations
morfinismi

mor·phin·ism

n. morfinismo, condición morbosa ocasionada por la adicción a la morfina.
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He traces this pattern back to the effects of opiate-focused anti-drug legislation in the early 20th century, "way back when cocaine was actually looked at as a cure for 'morphinism.'"
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The ascent of "addiction" occurred against a backdrop of continued use of a mix of terms and common interchange of, for example, "morphinism," "morphine habit," or "morphinomania" within the medical texts surveyed.
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