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diacetylmorphine

[dahy-uh-seet-l-mawr-feen, -set-, dahy-as-i-tl-] /ˌdaɪ əˌsit lˈmɔr fin, -ˌsɛt-, daɪˌæs ɪ tl-/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; diacetyl + morphine
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British Dictionary definitions for diacetylmorphine

diacetylmorphine

/daɪˌæsətɪlˈmɔːfiːn/
noun
1.
another name for heroin
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diacetylmorphine in Medicine

diacetylmorphine di·a·ce·tyl·mor·phine (dī'ə-sēt'l-môr'fēn', dī-ās'ĭ-tl-)
n.
See heroin.

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