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Meaning of naloxone

nal•ox•one

Pronunciation: (nu-lok'sōn, nal'uk-sōn"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a narcotic analgesic antagonist, CHNO, used in the reversal of acute narcotic analgesic respiratory depression.
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