noun Etymology: oxy + codeine + -one Date: 1966 a narcotic analgesic C18H21NO4 used especially in the form of its hydrochloride

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  • oxycodone — [ˌɒksɪ kəʊdəʊn] (also trademark OxyContin) noun a synthetic analgesic drug which is similar to morphine in its effects. Origin 1970s: from oxy 2 + co in codeine …   English new terms dictionary

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  • oxycodone — /ɒksiˈkoʊdoʊn/ (say oksee kohdohn) noun an opioid analgesic medication, similar to morphine. {oxy 2 + cod(eine) + one} …   Australian English dictionary

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