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tram·a·dol

 (trăm′ə-dôl′)
n.
A synthetic analgesic, C16H25NO2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat moderate to moderately severe pain. It is structurally similar to codeine and has both opioid and nonopioid effects.

[tram-, of unknown origin + -adol, mixed opiate agonist/antagonist suffix.]
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tramadol

n tramadol m
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