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morphine

Saltos de línea: mor|phine
Pronunciación: /ˈmɔːfiːn
 
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Definición de morphine en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
An analgesic and narcotic drug obtained from opium and used medicinally to relieve pain.
Example sentences
  • It is therefore in the same category of painkillers as morphine and codeine.
  • For severe pain, oral morphine is the drug of choice and should never be denied to patients who need it.
  • The nature of some pain killing drugs, such as morphine, means prolonged use often leads to addiction.

Origen

early 19th century: from German Morphin, from the name of the Roman god Morpheus (see Morpheus).

Words that rhyme with morphine

carrageenaubergine

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