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chemical dependency


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A physical and psychological habituation to a mood- or mind-altering drug, such as alcohol or cocaine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. physical and psychological dependency on an addictive drug


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