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nalorphine

[ nal-er-feen, nal-awr-feen ]
/ ˈnæl ərˌfin, nælˈɔr fin /
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noun Pharmacology.

a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, C19H21NO3, used to nullify respiratory depression due to narcotics and for the diagnosis of addiction to narcotics.

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Origin of nalorphine

1950–55; N-al(lyln)or(mor)phine;see allyl, nor-, morphine
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