narcotic

intoxicating substance inducing torpor or sleep

narcotic

[adj] - of or relating to or designating narcotics 2. [adj] - inducing stupor or narcosis 3. [adj] - inducing mental lethargy 4. [n] - a drug that produces numbness or stupor
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Narcotic

A chemical substance which has the potential to cause the onset of sleep or even narcosis.
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Narcotic

an addictive substance that blunts the senses; can cause confusion, stupor, coma, and death with increased dosages
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Narcotic

A potentially addictive drug that produces a state of unconsciousness or unnatural sleep. Narcotic drugs are potent painkillers
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Narcotic

A substance that depresses central nervous system function, bringing sleep and lessening pain.
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Narcotic

An addicting substance that reduces pain and produces sleep.
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Narcotic

A drug that induces sleep.
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Narcotic

Narcotic: 1. A drug that causes insensibility or stupor. A narcotic induces narcosis, from the Greek 'narke' for 'numbness or torpor.' 2. A drug such as marijuana which is subject to regulatory restrictions comparable to those for addictive narcotics.
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Narcotic

Nar·cot'ic adjective [ French narcotique , Greek .............................., from ..................... to benumb, na`rkh numbness, torpor.] (Medicine) Having the properties of a narcotic; operating as a narcotic. -- Nar*cot'ic*ness , noun ...
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Narcotic

Nar·cot'ic noun (Medicine) A drug which, in medicinal doses, generally allays morbid susceptibility, relieves pain, and produces sleep; but which, in poisonous doses, produces stupor, coma, or convulsions, and, when given in sufficient quantity, causes death. The best examples are opium (with morph...
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narcotic

1. Pertaining to or producing narcosis. ... 2. <pharmacology> An agent that produces insensibility or stupor, applied especially to the opioids, i.e. To any natural or synthetic drug that has morphine like actions. ... Origin: Gr. Narkotikos = benumbing, deadening ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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narcotic

narcotizing adjective inducing stupor or narcosis; `narcotic drugs`
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narcotic

soporiferous adjective inducing mental lethargy; `a narcotic speech`
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narcotic

adjective of or relating to or designating narcotics; `narcotic addicts`; `narcotic stupor`
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narcotic

noun a drug that produces numbness or stupor; often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain; extensive use can lead to addiction
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narcotic

(nahr-kot´ik) pertaining to or producing narcosis. an agent that produces insensibility or stupor, applied especially to the opioids (natural or synthetic drugs having actions like those of morphine). See also drug abuse.
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Narcotic

• (n.) A drug which, in medicinal doses, generally allays morbid susceptibility, relieves pain, and produces sleep; but which, in poisonous doses, produces stupor, coma, or convulsions, and, when given in sufficient quantity, causes death. The best examples are opium (with morphine), belladonna (with atropine), and conium. • (a.) Having t...
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narcotic

drug that produces analgesia (pain relief), narcosis (state of stupor or sleep), and addiction (physical dependence on the drug). In some people ... [9 related articles]
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narcotic

(Gr. narkotikos benumbing, deadening) 1. pertaining to or producing narcosis. 2. an agent that produces insensibility or stupor, applied especially to the opioids, i.e. to any natural or synthetic drug that has morphine-like actions.
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narcotic

narcotic 1. Originally, any drug derived from opium or opium-like compounds with potent analgesic effects associated with both significant alteration of mood and behavior and potential for dependence and tolerance. 2. More recently, any drug, synthetic or naturally occurring, with effects similar to those of opium and opium derivatives, including m...
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Narcotic

A drug with addiction potential that reduces pain, encourages sleep and alters one's usual mood and behavior. Some narcotics are prescribed by medical doctors while others are used illegaly, such as cannibis and speed. Narcotics that are used during childbirth are given in small doses during the early stages of labor to prevent potential side ef......
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narcotic

narcotic, any of a number of substances that have a depressant effect on the nervous system. The chief narcotic drugs are opium, its constituents morphine and codeine, and the morphine derivative heroin.See also drug addiction and drug abuse.Sections in this article:IntroductionActions and UsesAttem...
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Narcotic

Drugs or substances that result in drowsiness and dulling of the senses
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Narcotic

A narcotic is a brain dulling and analgesic drug, not a sleep inducing drug as many believe, there is a notable difference between a state of sleep and a state of a dulled brain. Sleep inducing substances are known as hypnotics.
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