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Sigma KEE - Morphine

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(documentation Morphine EnglishLanguage "Morphine is a strong opiate that is found naturally in Opium, a dark brown resin produced by drying the latex of opium poppies (Papaver somniferum). It is mainly used as a Pain medication, and is also commonly used recreationally, or to make other illicit opioids. There are numerous methods used to administer morphine: oral; sublingual; via inhalation; injection into a Muscle, injection under the Skin, or injection into the SpinalCord area; transdermal; or via rectal suppository. It acts directly on the central nervous system (CNS) to induce analgesia and alter perception and emotional response to pain. Physical and psychological dependence and tolerance may develop with repeated administration. It can be taken for both acute pain and chronic pain and is frequently used for pain from HeartAttack, kidney stones, and during labor. Its maximum effect is reached after about 20 minutes when administered intravenously and 60 minutes when administered by Mouth, while the duration of its effect is 3–7 hours.[from Wikipedia]") Medicine.kif 6172-6183
(subclass Morphine Analgesic) Medicine.kif 6410-6410 Morphine is a subclass of painkiller
(subclass Morphine BiologicallyActiveSubstance) Medicine.kif 6170-6170 Morphine is a subclass of biologically active substance
(subclass Morphine Medicine) Medicine.kif 6194-6194 Morphine is a subclass of medicine
(subclass Morphine Narcotic) Medicine.kif 6195-6195 Morphine is a subclass of narcotic

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(termFormat EnglishLanguage Morphine "morphine") Medicine.kif 6184-6184


    (instance ?O Opium)
    (exists (?M)
            (instance ?M Morphine)
            (material ?M ?O))))
Medicine.kif 6186-6191

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