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Noun morphine has 1 sense
  1. morphine, morphia - an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic used to relieve pain
    --1 is a kind of opiate; analgesic, anodyne, painkiller, pain pill
    --1 has particulars: apomorphine

Definitions from the Web



1. A highly potent pain-relieving drug derived from opium, used in medicine to treat severe pain.

Example sentence:

After the surgery, the patient was administered morphine to alleviate the intense pain.


2. The principal active compound found in opium and extracted for medicinal use.

Example sentence:

Pharmacists commonly use morphine in the production of various pain medications.

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