morphinism

noun
mor·​phin·​ism | \ ˈmȯr-ˌfē-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce morphinism (audio) , -fə- \

Definition of morphinism

: a disordered condition of health produced by habitual use of morphine

First Known Use of morphinism

1882, in the meaning defined above

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“Morphinism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morphinism. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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morphinism

noun
mor·​phin·​ism | \ ˈmȯr-ˌfē-ˌniz-əm, -fə- How to pronounce morphinism (audio) \

Medical Definition of morphinism

: a disordered condition of health produced by habitual use of morphine

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