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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of an opiate.

Etymologies

opiate +‎ -like (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • What females love is bonding, helping, sharing, and oxytocin — that “opiatelike hormone” dubbed by one anthropologist “the elixir of contentment.”

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  • Endorphin: a naturally occurring opiatelike neurotransmitter in the brain that decreases pain and enhances feelings of well-being.

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  • Naloxone was blocking an opiatelike substance derived from alcohol, perhaps a TIQ, as suggested by Davis and Walsh.

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  • It blocks the effect of the brain's natural opiatelike chemicals, which have a large number of normal functions in the brain that cause pleasurable experiences.

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  • 4. The role of brain opioids: Are there opiatelike endogenous substances in the brain, separate from the opiates and TIQs, that mediate behavior in the alcoholic?

    Alcohol and The Addictive Brain

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