diacetylmorphine

[ dahy-uh-seet-l-mawr-feen, -set-, dahy-as-i-tl- ]
/ ˌdaɪ əˌsit lˈmɔr fin, -ˌsɛt-, daɪˌæs ɪ tl- /

noun Pharmacology.

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Origin of diacetylmorphine

First recorded in 1870–75; diacetyl + morphine
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British Dictionary definitions for diacetylmorphine

diacetylmorphine

/ (daɪˌæsətɪlˈmɔːfiːn) /

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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