nalorphine
noun Etymology: N-allyl + morphine Date: circa 1953 a white crystalline compound C19H21NO3 that is derived from morphine and is used in the form of its hydrochloride as a respiratory stimulant to counteract poisoning by morphine and similar narcotic drugs

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • nalorphine — /nal euhr feen , nal awr feen/, n. Pharm. a white, crystalline, water soluble powder, C19H21NO3, used to nullify respiratory depression due to narcotics and for the diagnosis of addiction to narcotics. [1950 55; N al(lyln)or(mor)phine; see ALLYL …   Universalium

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  • nalorphine — n. derivative of morphine used to treat effects of drug overdose and detect a drug addiction (Pharmacology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nalorphine — nal·or·phine …   English syllables

  • nalorphine — nal•or•phine [[t]ˈnæl ərˌfin, nælˈɔr fin[/t]] n. a narcotic antagonist, C19H21NO3, chemically related to morphine, used to counteract overdose and to diagnose addiction • Etymology: 1950–55; N al(lyln) or(mor) phine …   From formal English to slang

  • nalorphine — noun a narcotic antagonist (trade name Nalline) that counteracts the effects of narcotics (especially the effects of poisoning by morphine) • Syn: ↑Nalline • Hypernyms: ↑narcotic antagonist …   Useful english dictionary

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