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diacetylmorphine Line breaks: di|acetyl|mor¦phine
Pronunciation: /dʌɪˌasɪtʌɪlˈmɔːfiːn/

Definition of diacetylmorphine in English:


Technical term for heroin.
Example sentences
  • 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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