metopon

noun
met·​o·​pon | \ ˈmet-ə-ˌpän How to pronounce metopon (audio) \

Medical Definition of metopon

: a narcotic drug that is derived from morphine and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C18H21NO3·HCl to relieve pain

called also methyldihydromorphinone

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“Metopon.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/metopon. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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