A morphine-like drug used to relieve medium to severe pain. It is a type of opioid analgesic and may be habit-forming. Also called meperidine.

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  • Demerol — trademark name, by 1942; originally a morphine substitute …   Etymology dictionary

  • Demerol — ☆ Demerol [dem′ər ôl΄, dem′əōl΄ ] trademark for MEPERIDINE …   English World dictionary

  • Demerol — meperidine meperidine n. A synthetic narcotic drug used as a sedative; {Demerol} is the trademark of a brand of meperidine. Syn: meperidine hydrochloride, Demerol. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Demerol — Péthidine Péthidine Général Synonymes Mépéridine No CAS …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Demerol — noun a synthetic narcotic drug (trade name Demerol) used to treat pain • Syn: ↑meperidine, ↑meperidine hydrochloride • Usage Domain: ↑trade name • Hypernyms: ↑narcotic …   Useful english dictionary

  • Demerol — trademark used for meperidine …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Demerol — /dem euh rawl , rol /, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of meperidine. * * * …   Universalium

  • Demerol — noun A marketed brand of the drug pethidine …   Wiktionary

  • Demerol — Dem·er·ol dem ə .rȯl, .rōl trademark used for meperidine * * * Dem·er·ol (demґər ol) trademark for preparations of meperidine hydrochloride …   Medical dictionary

  • Demerol — Synonyms and related words: Amytal, Amytal pill, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anodyne, barb, barbiturate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Demerol —  (Cap.) Type of medication …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

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