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oxymorphone

[ ok-si-mawr-fohn ]
/ ˌɒk sɪˈmɔr foʊn /
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noun Pharmacology.
a potent semisynthetic morphine-derived narcotic analgesic, C17H19NO4, used as a substitute for morphine.
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Origin of oxymorphone

oxy-2 + morph(ine) + -one, components of its full chemical name
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