Definition of diacetylmorphine in English:

diacetylmorphine

Syllabification: di·a·ce·tyl·mor·phine
Pronunciation: /ˌdīəˌsētlˈmôrfēn
 
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noun

  • technical term for heroin.
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    • After cooling to room temperature, sodium carbonate is added to affect neutralization and to precipitate the crude diacetylmorphine (heroin).
    • Evaluation of the contents of a glassine envelope found at the scene revealed diacetylmorphine (heroin).
    • The presence of these 2 ions on a bank note would confirm the presence of diacetylmorphine, the major active component of heroin.

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