morphine morphine  /ˈmɔr fin/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an alkaloid narcotic drug extracted from opium; a powerful, habit-forming narcotic used to relieve pain

Usage(s):

  1. If the alcohol wasn't getting him, the morphine was.
  2. By regulation of the Federal Bureau of Narcotics, a physician may not supply morphine to a known addict.
  3. Theodore Roosevelt had carried the lethal dose of morphine with him for years.

News

  1. Registered nurse dealing hospital narcotics arrested, Ocean County authorities say

    Seth Kaplan, 42, allegedly stole morphine and other drugs from Centra State Medical Center in Freehold, the Ocean County Prosecutor says
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Star-Ledger

  2. Kevorkian shifted public view on assisted suicide

    A woman being treated for severe burns stemming from a suicide attempt was likely to die, so the physician tending to her deliberately administered an unusually high morphine dosage to relieve her pain against another doctor’s wishes.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Oakland Press

  3. West Hurley man's conviction in morphine sale case upheld by appellate court

    KINGSTON, N.Y. -- A state appellate court has unanimously affirmed the conviction of a West Hurley man for selling a large amount of morphine pills to a confidential informant and an undercover member of the Ulster Regional Gang Enforcement Narcotics Team in 2010, according to Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Kingston Daily Freeman

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Quotes

  1. "It is used for people who have been on heroin or morphine," Wecht said. "I have made those inquiries. I can only say to you no one has suggested anything having to do with drug addiction in this boy."
    on Sep 27, 2006 By: Cyril Wecht Source: Washington Post

  2. It said Pou answered: "morphine and ativan."
    on Jul 18, 2006 By: Dr Anna Pou Source: WXii 12.com

  3. Burns, who appeared in CBB 2006, said: "I'm in a very serious condition on 24 hours intravenous morphine for the pain. Intravenous fluid as I'm so dehydrated and the kidneys can't retain the liquid. I'm critically ill and under 24 hours observation...
    on Mar 17, 2009 By: Pete Burns Source: Ananova

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