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pentazocine

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noun pen·taz·o·cine \pen-ˈta-zə-ˌsēn\

Definition of pentazocine

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



Origin and Etymology of pentazocine

probably from penta- + az- + octa- + 2-ine


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

pentazocine

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noun pen·taz·o·cine \pen-ˈtaz-ə-ˌsēn\

Medical Definition of pentazocine

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




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