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Definition of Narcotic

Narcotic

  1. Having the properties of a narcotic; operating as a narcotic.
  2. A drug which, in medicinal doses, generally allays morbid susceptibility, relieves pain, and produces sleep; but which, in poisonous doses, produces stupor, coma, or convulsions, and, when given in sufficient quantity, causes death. The best examples are opium (with morphine), belladonna (with atropine), and conium.
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narcotic in Swedish is narkotiskt
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