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diacetylmorphine

[dahy-uh-seet-l-mawr-feen, -set-, dahy-as-i-tl-]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. heroin.
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Origin of diacetylmorphine

First recorded in 1870–75; diacetyl + morphine
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Related Words

dope, opium, drug, narcotic, junk, crap, candy, horse, h, diacetylmorphine, scag, mojo

British Dictionary definitions for diacetylmorphine

diacetylmorphine

noun
  1. another name for heroin
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diacetylmorphine in Medicine

diacetylmorphine

(dī′ə-sēt′l-môrfēn′, dī-ăs′ĭ-tl-)
n.
  1. heroin
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