morphinism


morphinism
'mor·phin·ism || 'mɔrfɪnɪzm /'mɔːf- n. morphine addiction (sedative drug, pain reliever)

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  • morphinism — mor phin*ism, n. (Med.) A morbid condition produced by the excessive or prolonged use of morphine. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • morphinism — [môr′fēn iz΄əm, môr′finiz΄əm] n. 1. a diseased condition resulting from excessive use of morphine 2. addiction to morphine * * * mor·phin·ism (môrʹfē nĭz əm, môrʹfə ) n. 1. Addiction to morphine. 2. A diseased condition caused by habitual or… …   Universalium

  • morphinism — [môr′fēn iz΄əm, môr′finiz΄əm] n. 1. a diseased condition resulting from excessive use of morphine 2. addiction to morphine …   English World dictionary

  • morphinism — morphinomania, or morphinism /morfanameyn(i)ya /morfanizsm/ The opium habit. An excessive desire for morphia …   Black's law dictionary

  • morphinism — noun Date: 1882 a disordered condition of health produced by habitual use of morphine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • morphinism — noun a) Morphine addiction. b) Disease caused by excessive usage of morphine …   Wiktionary

  • morphinism — mor·phin·ism mȯr .fē .niz əm, fə n a disordered condition of health produced by habitual use of morphine * * * mor·phin·ism (morґfin iz″əm) 1. a pathologic state due to the habitual misuse of morphine. 2. morphine addiction …   Medical dictionary

  • morphinism — [ mɔ:fɪnɪz(ə)m] noun Medicine dependence on or addiction to morphine …   English new terms dictionary

  • morphinism — mor·phin·ism …   English syllables

  • morphinism — /ˈmɔfənɪzəm/ (say mawfuhnizuhm) noun 1. a morbid condition induced by the habitual use of morphine. 2. the habit inducing it …   Australian English dictionary


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