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Brompton mixture

[bromp-tuh n] /ˈbrɒmp tən/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
an analgesic mixture, usually containing morphine and cocaine and sometimes other narcotic substances in an alcohol solution, administered primarily to advanced cancer patients.
Also, Brompton's mixture.
Also called Brompton cocktail, Brompton's cocktail.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; after Brompton Hospital, London, where the mixture was developed
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