morphinomaniac

noun
mor·​phi·​no·​ma·​ni·​ac | \ -nō-ˈmā-nē-ˌak How to pronounce morphinomaniac (audio) \

Medical Definition of morphinomaniac

: an individual who has a habitual and uncontrollable craving for morphine

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morphinomaniac adjective

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“Morphinomaniac.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/morphinomaniac. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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