TITLE

opioid

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1526
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "opioid" is presented. It refers to any synthetic narcotic not derived from opium. It also refers to substances such as enkephalins or endorphins occurring naturally in the body that act on the brain to decrease the sensation of pain. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21238496

 

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