noun Pharmacology.

an opioid analgesic, C18H21NO4, used to treat moderate to severe pain.

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Word Origin and History for oxycodone

from (hydr)oxy(l) + codeine. Developed 1916 in Germany; introduced in U.S. 1939.

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