nalorphine


na·lor·phine

noun \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

Origin of NALORPHINE

N-allyl + metersorphine
First Known Use: circa 1953

na·lor·phine

noun \nal-ˈr-ˌfēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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