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Brompton mixture

[bromp-tuh n] /ˈbrɒmp tən/
noun, Pharmacology
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 of Brompton mixture
1975-80; after Brompton Hospital, London, where the mixture was developed Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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