Meaning of fentanyl

fen•ta•nyl

Pronunciation: (fen'tu-nil), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a synthetic, short-acting narcotic analgesic and sedative, CHNO, used in combination with other drugs in anesthesia and in neuroleptanalgesia.
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