Fentanyl meaning

fĕntə-nĭl
An opioid narcotic analgesic, C22 H28 N2 O, used in its citrate form to treat chronic pain and before, during, or following surgery.
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A powerful, synthetic, short-acting narcotic drug, C22H28N2OC6H8O7, used for severe pain and as a general anesthetic.
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An opioid narcotic analgesic, C22 H28 N2 O, used in its citrate form to treat chronic pain and before, during, or following surgery.
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(pharmacology) A particular narcotic painkiller.
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Origin of fentanyl

  • Alteration of phen(yl) (e)t(hyl) alteration of anil(ine)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition