Meaning of pentazocine

pen•taz•o•cine

Pronunciation: (pen-taz'u-sēn"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a synthetic narcotic analgesic, CHNO, used chiefly for the relief of moderate to severe pain.
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