diacetylmorphine

[dahy-uh-seet-l-mawr-feen, -set-, dahy-as-i-tl-]

noun Pharmacology.


RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. diacaustic,
  2. diacetate,
  3. diacetic acid,
  4. diacetone alcohol,
  5. diacetyl,
  6. diachronic,
  7. diachronic linguistics,
  8. diachronism,
  9. diachrony,
  10. diachylon

Origin of diacetylmorphine

First recorded in 1870–75; diacetyl + morphine

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British Dictionary definitions for diacetylmorphine

diacetylmorphine

noun

another name for heroin
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Medicine definitions for diacetylmorphine

diacetylmorphine

[dī′ə-sēt′l-môrfēn′, dī-ăs′ĭ-tl-]

n.

heroin

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