morphinism

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morphinism (ˈmɔːfɪˌnɪzəm)
 
n
morphine addiction

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morphinism mor·phin·ism (môr'fē-nĭz'əm, môr'fə-)
n.

  1. Addiction to morphine.

  2. A diseased condition caused by habitual or addictive use of morphine.

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