opioid + -like
opioidlike (comparative more opioidlike, superlative most opioidlike)
- Resembling or characteristic of opioids.
2008 May 6, Jane E. Brody, “The Growing Wave of Teenage Self-Injury”, in New York Times:
- Experts theorize that it may be reinforced by the release in the brain of opioidlike endorphins that result in a natural high and emotional relief.