Meaning of MORPHINE in English

noun Etymology: French, from Morpheus Date: 1828 a bitter crystalline addictive narcotic base C 17 H 19 NO 3 that is the principal alkaloid of opium and is used in the form of a soluble salt (as a hydrochloride or a sulfate) as an analgesic and sedative

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