Definition of morphia in English:

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morphia

Pronunciation: /ˈmôrfēə/

noun

Old-fashioned term for morphine.
Example sentences
  • Surgeons would attempt to stupefy the patient with alcohol, opium, or morphia, but with little effect.
  • Paul and Annie give her morphia to stop her pain.
  • His mother was wasted and almost ashen in the morning with the morphia.

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Syllabification: mor·phi·a

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