mor·​phi·​no·​mi·​met·​ic -mə-ˈmet-ik, -mī- How to pronounce morphinomimetic (audio)
: resembling opiates in their affinity for opiate receptors in the brain
the enkephalins are morphinomimetic pentapeptides

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“Morphinomimetic.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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