cocaine


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to cocaine: Coca plant
  • noun

Synonyms for cocaine

a narcotic (alkaloid) extracted from coca leaves

References in periodicals archive ?
Crack is the crystallized or freebase form of cocaine, which is usually smoked in a pipe.
Unlike heroin or cocaine, the drug itself is not physically addictive, though rehab centers have begun to report an increase in the number of people seeking treatment for psychological dependence on Ecstasy.
Upon examining the cocaine package, the informant told the suspects that he needed to leave to retrieve the money for the purchase of the cocaine from his "moneyman.
The investigators administered a small, medically approved dose of cocaine nose drops to 15 healthy cocaine-naive study participants.
The smoking of crack cocaine causes thermal injuries to the supraglottis because the cocaine converts to vapor at extremely high temperatures.
Cocaine users and nonusers were generally nonwhite (81% and 79%, respectively), and most were of low socioeconomic status (98% each).
Some of the coolest television dramas of recent years, including This Life and ing cocaine and suffering no long-term ill effects.
Cocaine was only one of many new drug products being marketed by American pharmaceutical companies--from proprietary "patent" medicines to the most ethical suppliers.
Police recently found a laboratory in Para that was processing up to 10 tons of cocaine each month.
Crack is cocaine hydrochloride that has been processed with ammonia or sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) and water.
The physiological and psychoactive effects of cocaine are similar regardless of the form," the researchers wrote.
To date this "reverse-sting" program has yielded more than 400 arrests for possession of crack cocaine.
calls the period from the 1880s to the 1920s America's first great cocaine epidemic.
Christopher Pierce from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, found that sons, but not females, of male rats on cocaine were not only less likely to want the drug, but also resistant to effects of it.
1) Recent cocaine or heroin use affected learning and memory more among women with HIV than among women without HIV.