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Sublimaze

Definition:

a narcotic analgesic that can be inhaled and that acts on the central nervous system and may become addictive; used as a veterinary anesthetic and with other drugs before, during, and after surgery; also used as a nonlethal gas to incapacitate people in hostage situations; also abused as a recreational drug

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Type of:

opioid » analgesic » medicine » drug

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

C22H28N2O [chemical formula] | fentanil | fentanyl | Abstral [trade name] | Actiq [trade name] | Duragesic [trade name] | Durogesic [trade name] | Fentora [trade name] | Instanyl [trade name] | Onsolis [trade name]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Fentanyl | fentanil | C22H28N2O  [chemical formula]

a potent, synthetic opioid analgesic with a rapid onset and short duration of action. It's a strong agonist at the μ-opioid receptors. Historically it has been used to treat breakthrough pain and is commonly used in pre-procedures as a pain reliever... (41 of 4634 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Fentanyl

Collins Dictionary:

fentanyl

a narcotic drug used in medicine to relieve pain (9 of 325 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/fentanyl

Britannica Encyclopedia:

fentanyl [drug] | N-(1-phenethyl-4-piperidyl)propionanilide [synonym]

synthetic narcotic analgesic drug, the most potent narcotic in clinical use. The citrate salt, fentanyl citrate, is administered by injection, either ... (21 of 51 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/204319​/fentanyl

Merriam-Webster:

fentanyl | C22H28N2[chemical formula]

a synthetic opioid narcotic analgesic .. with pharmacological action similar to morphine that is administered especially in the form of its citrate (22 of 46 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/fentanyl

Oxford Dictionary:

fentanyl [medicine]

a synthetic opiate drug which is a powerful painkiller and tranquillizer (11 of 42 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/fentanyl

fentanyl

Syllabification: (fen·ta·nyl) | a fast-acting narcotic analgesic and sedative that is sometimes abused for its heroinlike effect. (16 of 36 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/fentanyl

American Heritage Dictionary:

fentanyl

A narcotic analgesic used in combination with other drugs before, during, or following surgery and also for chronic pain management. (20 of 31 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/fentanyl

Random House Dictionary:

fentanyl [pharmacology] | C28H36N2O8 [chemical formula]

a synthetic, short-acting narcotic analgesic and sedative used in combination with other drugs in anesthesia and in neuroleptanalgesia. (18 of 25 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/fentanyl

Wiktionary:

fentanyl [pharmacology]

A particular narcotic painkiller. (4 of 6 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/fentanyl

New World Dictionary:

opioid

designating or of a group of natural or synthetic biochemicals, especially endorphins, that relieve pain in the same way that opiates do | any such ... (24 of 28 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/opioid

Encarta Dictionary:

fentanyl

a narcotic drug. Use: painkiller. (5 of 20 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861673781​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio reference

the Free Dictionary:

Sublimaze

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "Sublimaze"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "Sublimaze"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/Sublimaze

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