levorphanol

noun
lev·​or·​pha·​nol | \ ˌlev-ˈȯr-fə-ˌnȯl How to pronounce levorphanol (audio) \

Medical Definition of levorphanol

: an addictive drug used especially in the form of its hydrated tartrate C17H23NO·C4H6O6·2H2O as a potent analgesic with properties similar to morphine — see levo-dromoran

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