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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



morphine sulfate  listen  (MOR-feen SUL-fayt)

  A drug used to treat moderate to severe pain. It binds to opioid receptors in the central nervous system and some other tissues. Morphine sulfate is made from opium. It is a type of opiate and a type of analgesic agent.