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naloxone

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noun nal·ox·one \na-ˈläk-ˌsōn\

Definition of naloxone

  1. :  a synthetic potent antagonist C19H21NO4 of narcotic drugs and especially morphine that is administered especially in the form of its hydrochloride



Origin of naloxone

N-allyl + hydroxy- + -one


First Known Use: 1964


Medical Dictionary

naloxone

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noun nal·ox·one \nal-ˈäk-ˌsōn, ˈnal-ək-ˌsōn\

Medical Definition of naloxone

  1. :  a potent synthetic antagonist of narcotic drugs and especially morphine that is administered in the form of its hydrochloride C19H21NO4·HCl—see narcan




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