"Heroin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A narcotic analgesic that may be habit-forming. It is a controlled substance (opium derivative) listed in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21 Parts 329.1, 1308.11 (1987). Sale is forbidden in the United States by Federal statute. (Merck Index, 11th ed)
- Heroin Hydrochloride
- Hydrochloride, Heroin
- Diacetylmorphine Hydrochloride
- Hydrochloride, Diacetylmorphine
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Heroin".
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