apomorphine apomorphine

Definition(s):

  • (n) a morphine derivative that is not as strong as morphine; used as an emetic and in small doses as a sedative

Usage(s):

  1. Injections of apomorphine continue, but only under conditions set by the court.
  2. So can apomorphine, a Parkinson's drug that latches directly onto the dopamine receptors in brain cells and turns them on.

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