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butorphanol

[byoo-tawr-fuh-nawl, -nol] /byuˈtɔr fəˌnɔl, -ˌnɒl/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a narcotic analgesic, C 21 H 29 NO 2 , administered by injection to treat moderate to severe pain.
Origin
as contraction of the chemical name 17-(cyclobutylmethyl)morphinan-3,14-diol
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