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nalorphine

noun na·lor·phine \na-ˈlr-ˌfēn\

Definition of NALORPHINE

:  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
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Origin of NALORPHINE

N-allyl + metersorphine
First Known Use: circa 1953
Medical Dictionary

nalorphine

noun na·lor·phine \nal-ˈr-ˌfēn\

Medical Definition of NALORPHINE

:  a white crystalline compound that is derived from morphine and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C19H21NO3·HCl as a respiratory stimulant to counteract poisoning by morphine and similar narcotic drugs—called also N-allylnormorphine; see nalline

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