diacetylmorphine diacetylmorphine

Definition(s):

  • (n) a narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush

Usage(s):

  • Researchers from two Canadian cities, Vancouver and Montreal, gave diacetylmorphine (heroin's active ingredient) to 115 addicts and methadone to 111.
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