cyclazocine

[sahy-klaz-uh-seen, -sin, sahy-kluh-zoh-seen, -sin]

noun Pharmacology.

a synthetic nonnarcotic and nonaddictive analgesic, C18H25NO, that blocks the effects of morphine or morphinelike drugs: used to treat heroin or morphine addiction.

Nearby words

  1. cyclandelate,
  2. cyclarthrodial,
  3. cyclarthrosis,
  4. cyclas,
  5. cyclase,
  6. cycle,
  7. cycle billing,
  8. cycle of erosion,
  9. cycle of indiction,
  10. cyclecar

Origin of cyclazocine

contraction and alteration of the chemical name

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