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pentazocine

noun pen·taz·o·cine \pen-ˈta-zə-ˌsēn\

Definition of PENTAZOCINE

:  a synthetic analgesic drug C19H27NO that is less addictive than morphine

Origin of PENTAZOCINE

probably from penta- + az- + octa- + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1963

pentazocine

noun pen·taz·o·cine \pen-ˈtaz-ə-ˌsēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PENTAZOCINE

:  a synthetic analgesic drug C19H27NO that is less addictive than morphine—see talwin

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