ethylmorphine

noun

eth·​yl·​mor·​phine ˌeth-əl-ˈmȯr-ˌfēn How to pronounce ethylmorphine (audio)
: a synthetic toxic alkaloid that is an ethyl ether of morphine and is used especially in the form of its hydrochloride C19H23NO3·HCl similarly to morphine and codeine

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“Ethylmorphine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ethylmorphine. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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