noun see heroin

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • heroinism — her·o·in·ism (hĕrʹō ĭ nĭz əm) n. Addiction to heroin. * * * …   Universalium

  • heroinism — her·o·in·ism wə .niz əm n addiction to heroin …   Medical dictionary

  • heroinism — n. addiction to heroin (addictive narcotic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heroinism — her·oin·ism …   English syllables

  • heroinism — s ( en) heroinmissbruk …   Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • heroinism — ˈhe]rəwə̇ˌnizəm sometimes ˈhi] or ]ˌrȯiˌni noun ( s) Etymology: heroin + ism : addiction to heroin : habitual use of heroin …   Useful english dictionary

  • heroin — noun Etymology: from Heroin, a trademark Date: 1898 a strongly physiologically addictive narcotic C21H23NO5 that is made by acetylation of but is more potent than morphine and that is prohibited for medical use in the United States but is used… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Opium — For other uses, see Opium (disambiguation). Opium Opium poppy fruit exuding latex from a cut Botanical Opium Source plant(s) Papaver somnifer …   Wikipedia

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