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Propoxyphene hydrochloride, a narcotic analgesic that is sometimes taken as a street drug. Also called Darvon (trademark). [From propoxy- composed of propyl united with oxygen + phene an old name for benzene, from Greek phainein to show, alluding to its use in manufacturing illuminating gas]

Subjects: Psychology.

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