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Synonyms for opiate

Synonyms for opiate

a substance that affects the central nervous system and is often addictive

something that induces sleep or sedation

to administer or add a drug to

Words related to opiate

a narcotic drug that contains opium or an opium derivative

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TMT), result in freezing as the dominant mode of defensive behavior, analgesia due to the activation of endogenous opiates, and specific reactions to various drugs (e.
Evidence from animal studies on the effects of opiate antagonists on running also does not produce an unambiguous interpretation of the role of endogenous opiates.
As eating causes the brain to release feel-good chemicals called endogenous opiates, some people rely on eating as a way to soothe themselves and release stress, the so-called "comfort food" or "emotional eating".
Roques and Marie-Claude Fournie-Zaluski, and is a dual inhibitor of both enzymes responsible for the rapid degradation of enkephalins, the endogenous opiates.
Our research questioned whether endogenous opiates regulate overeating when rats maintained on a restricted diet of chow are allowed to over eat.