[ dĕk′strō-mə-thôr′făn ]
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A drug that is used in its hydrobromide form as a cough suppressant and that is less addictive and has fewer side effects than codeine.
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
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