Or roaches. Street term for Rohypnol.
- Robertsonian translocation
A common and significant type of chromosome rearrangement that is formed by fusion of the whole long arms of two acrocentric chromosomes (chromosomes with the centromere near the very end). One in about 900 babies is born with a Robertsonian translocation making it the most common kind of chromosome rearrangement known in people. All five […]
Street name for the cough syrup Robitussin which contains dextromethorphan (DXM).
Street name for the high produced by abuse of the cough syrup Robitussin which contains dextromethorphan.
In statistics, a term applied to a test or procedure that is not seriously disturbed by violations of the assumptions on which it is based. For example, it was an “unexpected and robust difference in the rate of events.” (Dr. Harold J. Burstein, in The New England Journal of Medicine, Oct 9, 2003)
- Rock (drug)
A street name given to cocaine that has been processed from cocaine hydrochloride to a ready-to-use free base for smoking. Rather than requiring the more volatile method of processing cocaine using ether, rock cocaine (also called crack) is processed with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and water and heated to remove the hydrochloride, thus […]