Morphine vs Cocaine - What's the difference?

morphine | cocaine |


As a noun morphine

is a crystalline alkaloid (7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-17-methyl-morphinan-3,6-diol), extracted from opium, the salts of which are soluble in water and are used as analgesics, anaesthetics and sedatives; it is one of a group of morphine alkaloids.

As a verb cocaine is

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As an adjective cocaine is

addicted to, or using cocaine.

morphine

Noun

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  • A crystalline alkaloid (7,8-didehydro-4,5-epoxy-17-methyl-morphinan-3,6-diol), extracted from opium, the salts of which are soluble in water and are used as analgesics, anaesthetics and sedatives; it is one of a group of morphine alkaloids.
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    * See also

    See also

    * codeine * heroin

    cocaine

    English

    Noun

  • (uncountable) A stimulant narcotic, derived from cultivated plants of the genus , in the form of a white powder that users generally self-administer by insufflation through the nose.
  • (countable) Any derivative of cocaine.
  • Synonyms

    * (slang) blow, Bolivian marching powder, boots, California corn flakes, charlie, coke, girl, nose candy, powder, rock, slim, snow, snuff, white lady, yayo or yeyo, yola * See also

    See also

    * crack * snort

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