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morphia
American English: /ˈmɔrfiə/
British English: /ˈmɔːfɪə/

Translation of morphia in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • [dated]
    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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