Meaning of nalorphine

nal•or•phine

Pronunciation: (nal'ur-fēn", nal-ôr'fēn), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a white, crystalline, water-soluble powder, CHNO, used to nullify respiratory depression due to narcotics and for the diagnosis of addiction to narcotics.
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