diacetylmorphine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

diacetyl + morphine; 1870-75.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /daɪˌæs ɪ tl-ˈmɔr fin/, /ˌdaɪ əˌsɛt lˈmɔr fin/, /daɪˌæs ɪ tlˈmɔr fin/
  • Rhymes: -in

Noun[edit]

diacetylmorphine ‎(uncountable)

  1. (pharmacology) The INN name for the drug heroin.

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