etorphine

etorphine
A narcotic analgesic, having a potency about 1,000 times greater than morphine; used in tranquilizer darts.

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etor·phine ē-'tȯr-.fēn, i- n a synthetic narcotic drug C25H33NO4 related to morphine but with more potent analgesic properties

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  • etorphine — noun A particular narcotic painkiller …   Wiktionary

  • etorphine — etor·phine …   English syllables

  • etorphine — /iˈtɔfin/ (say ee tawfeen) noun a narcotic analgesic, C25H33NO4, used to immobilise large animals such as the elephant or the rhinoceros, but also used illegally in small doses to stimulate racehorses. Also, elephant juice. {? from… …  

  • etorphine — ēˈtȯrˌfēn, ə̇ˈt , ȯ(ə)ˌ noun ( s) Etymology: ethene + morphine : a synthetic narcotic drug C25H33NO4 related to morphine but with more potent analgesic properties …   Useful english dictionary

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  • C25H33NO4 — Étorphine Étorphine Structure moléculaire de l étorphine Général No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

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