pentazocine


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pen·taz·o·cine

 (pĕn-tăz′ə-sēn′)
n.
A synthetic opioid drug, C19H27NO, used as an analgesic for moderate to severe pain, often given in the form of its hydrochloride or lactate salt and, in oral form, usually combined with naloxone.

pentazocine

(pɛnˈtæzəʊˌsiːn)
n
(Medicine) a powerful synthetic drug used in medical practice as a narcotic analgesic
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Noun1.pentazocine - analgesic drug (trade name Talwin) that is less addictive than morphine
analgesic, anodyne, pain pill, painkiller - a medicine used to relieve pain
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