oxycodone

noun oxy·co·done \ ˌäk-sē-ˈkō-ˌdōn \
|Updated on: 15 Jul 2018

Definition of oxycodone

: a narcotic analgesic C18H21NO4 used especially in the form of its hydrochloride

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Origin and Etymology of oxycodone

oxy + codeine + -one


Medical Dictionary

oxycodone

noun oxy·co·done \ -ˈkō-ˌdōn \

medical Definition of oxycodone

: a narcotic analgesic C18H21NO4 used especially in the form of its hydrochloride C18H21NO4·HCl to relieve moderate to severe pain
Note: Oxycodone is marketed under the trademarks OxyContin, Percocet, and Percodan.

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