buprenorphine hydrochloride

[byōō′prə-nôrfēn′]

n.

A semisynthetic opioid analgesic used for the relief of moderate to severe pain.

Nearby words

  1. buphthalmia,
  2. bupivacaine,
  3. buppie,
  4. buppy,
  5. buprenorphine,
  6. buprestid,
  7. bupropion,
  8. buqsha,
  9. bur,
  10. bur clover


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