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diamorphine

  

      n      a technical name for       heroin  
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heroin  
      n   a white odourless bitter-tasting crystalline powder derived from morphine: a highly addictive narcotic. Formula: C17H17NO(C2H3O2)2,   (Technical name)    diamorphine         
     (C19: coined in German as a trademark, probably from hero, referring to its aggrandizing effect on the personality)  


diamorphine         
      n      a technical name for       heroin  

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