Associations to the word «Opioid»


OPIOID, noun. A substance that is like opium.
OPIOID, noun. (physiology) Any of the natural substances, such as an endorphin, released in the body in response to pain.
OPIOID, noun. (pharmacology) Any of a group of synthetic compounds that exhibit similarities to the opium alkaloids that occur in nature.

Wise words

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