pentazocine

noun
pen·​taz·​o·​cine | \ pen-ˈta-zə-ˌsēn How to pronounce pentazocine (audio) \

Definition of pentazocine

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

First Known Use of pentazocine

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pentazocine

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

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“Pentazocine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pentazocine. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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pentazocine

noun
pen·​taz·​o·​cine | \ pen-ˈtaz-ə-ˌsēn How to pronounce pentazocine (audio) \

Medical Definition of pentazocine

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

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