[nahr-koh-sin-thuh-sis] /ˌnɑr koʊˈsɪn θə sɪs/

a treatment for psychiatric disturbances that uses narcotics.

narcosynthesis nar·co·syn·the·sis (när’kō-sĭn’thĭ-sĭs)
See narcoanalysis.


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