cyclazocine

noun
cy·​claz·​o·​cine | \ sī-ˈkla-zə-ˌsēn How to pronounce cyclazocine (audio) , -sən \

Definition of cyclazocine

: an analgesic drug C18H25NO that inhibits the effect of morphine and related addictive drugs and is used in the treatment of drug addiction

First Known Use of cyclazocine

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cyclazocine

cycl- + azocine (C7H7N), probably from az- + octa- + -ine entry 2

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about cyclazocine

Time Traveler for cyclazocine Time Traveler

The first known use of cyclazocine was in 1966

See more words from the same year

Statistics for cyclazocine

Cite this Entry

“Cyclazocine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cyclazocine. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for cyclazocine

cyclazocine

noun
cy·​claz·​o·​cine | \ sī-ˈklaz-ə-ˌsēn, -sən How to pronounce cyclazocine (audio) \

Medical Definition of cyclazocine

: an analgesic drug C18H25NO that inhibits the effect of morphine and related addictive drugs and is used in the treatment of drug addiction
Comments on cyclazocine

What made you want to look up cyclazocine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Who Knew?

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!