nalorphine

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noun na·lor·phine \na-ˈlȯr-ˌfēn\

Definition of nalorphine

  1. :  a white crystalline compound C19H21NO3 that is derived from morphine and is used in the form of its hydrochloride as a respiratory stimulant to counteract poisoning by morphine and similar narcotic drugs

Origin and Etymology of nalorphine

N-allyl + metersorphine


First Known Use: circa 1953


Medical Dictionary

nalorphine

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noun na·lor·phine \nal-ˈȯr-ˌfēn\

Medical Definition of nalorphine

  1. :  a white crystalline compound C19H21NO3 that is derived from morphine and is used especially formerly as a respiratory stimulant to counteract poisoning by morphine and similar narcotic drugs—called also N-allylnormorphine


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