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stupefacient

 [stoo″pĕ-fa´shent]
1. inducing stupor.
2. an agent that induces stupor; see also depressant.
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stupefacient

(sto͞o′pə-fā′shənt, styo͞o′-)
adj.
Inducing stupor; stupefying or narcotic.
n.
A drug, such as a narcotic, that induces stupor.
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