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Medical Term:

tramadol

Pronunciation: trah'ma-dol

Definition: An analgesic drug with a mechanism of action that is unusual in that one optic isomer exerts typical opioid-type effects and the other isomer interacts with the reuptake and/or release of norepinephrine and serotonin in nerve terminals.

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