diamorphine

n. heroin, diacetylmorphine (addictive drug made from morphine)

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • diamorphine — ► NOUN technical ▪ heroin. ORIGIN short for diacetylmorphine in the same sense …   English terms dictionary

  • diamorphine — diacétylmorphine [ diasetilmɔrfin ] n. f. • 1929; de di , acétyle et morphine ♦ Chim. Dérivé de la morphine. ⇒ 2. héroïne. On dit aussi DIAMORPHINE [ djamɔrfin ], 1953 . ● diamorphine ou diacétylmorphine nom féminin Substance morphinomimétique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Diamorphine — Héroïne Pour les articles homonymes, voir Héroïne (homonymie). Diacétylmorphine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • diamorphine — /duy euh mawr feen/, n. Pharm. heroin. [1910 15; DIA(CETYL) + MORPHINE] * * * …   Universalium

  • diamorphine — noun The BAN name for the drug heroin. Syn: diacetylmorphine …   Wiktionary

  • diamorphine — dia·mor·phine .dī ə mȯr .fēn n HEROIN * * * n. see heroin * * * dia·mor·phine (di″ə morґfēn) diacetylmorphine …   Medical dictionary

  • diamorphine — [dʌɪ mɔ:fi:n] noun short for diacetylmorphine (heroin) …   English new terms dictionary

  • diamorphine — dia·morphine …   English syllables

  • diamorphine — n.; see heroin …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • diamorphine — /daɪəˈmɔfin/ (say duyuh mawfeen) noun → heroin …   Australian English dictionary

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