[pen-taz-uh-seen] /pɛnˈtæz əˌsin/

noun, Pharmacology.
a synthetic narcotic analgesic, C 1 9 H 2 7 NO, used chiefly for the relief of moderate to severe pain.
a powerful synthetic drug used in medical practice as a narcotic analgesic

pentazocine pen·taz·o·cine (pěn-tāz’ə-sēn’)
A synthetic narcotic drug used as a nonaddictive analgesic, often in place of morphine.


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