Narcotic

Prescription Drug Abuse Statistics

Medical Definition of Narcotic

Narcotic: 1. A drug that causes insensibility or stupor. A narcotic induces narcosis, from the Greek "narke" for "numbness or torpor."
2. A drug such as marijuana which is subject to regulatory restrictions comparable to those for addictive narcotics.


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Reviewed on 5/13/2016

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