NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 8,159 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- meperidine hydrochloride
- listen (meh-PAYR-ih-deen HY-droh-KLOR-ide)
- A drug used to treat moderate to severe pain. It binds to opioid receptors in the central nervous system. Meperidine hydrochloride is a type of analgesic agent and a type of opioid. Also called Demerol.