subnarcotic

adjective

sub·​nar·​co·​tic -när-ˈkät-ik How to pronounce subnarcotic (audio)
: somewhat narcotic
especially : insufficient to produce deep sleep
barbiturates in subnarcotic amounts

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“Subnarcotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/subnarcotic. Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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