desomorphine

noun
deso·​mor·​phine | \ ˌdez-ə-ˈmȯr-ˌfēn How to pronounce desomorphine (audio) \

Medical Definition of desomorphine

: a synthetic morphine derivative C17H21NO2 used as an analgesic

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“Desomorphine.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/desomorphine. Accessed 17 January 2020.

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