a white, crystalline, nonaddictive, synthetic drug, CHNOHCl, used to counteract the effects of narcotic overdoses
in full naloxone hydrochloride
Origin of naloxone; from N-al(lylnor)ox(ymorph)one
A drug, C19H21NO4, used in its hydrochloride form as an antagonist to narcotic drugs, such as morphine.
Origin of naloxonen(ormal) + al(lyl) + (hydr)ox(y) + (morphin)one, compound related to morphine.