Definitions for "heroin"
a morphine derivative, diacetyl morphine, used to relieve severe pain and as a sedative. It is highly addictive, and its use is strictly controlled in the U.S. by federal law. It is a popular strong narcotic drug of abuse, in part because it is more soluble than morphine. It is sometimes included as one of the components of Brompton's mixture, used to control pain in terminallly ill patients.
An extremely addictive narcotic drug derived from morphine.
An illegal narcotic whose use is rare compared to the use of other drugs, but which has been viewed in many areas as a social scourge dangerous to health and related to criminality. (See Drugs : Eurobarometer, FAQ - Drugs coordination)
Heroin is a hardcore emo band, coming out of San Diego around 1991. Their entire recorded discography totals under one hour, but their music's influence is unsurpassed in the genre. Emo subculture and history website describes Heroin's self-titled 12 inch LP as "A wall of furious, chaotic noise, vocal-chord-shredding screaming, lyrics of ultimate disillusionment and pain, just the right amount of melody to pull things together without interrupting the flow of angst."
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"Heroin" is a song by The Velvet Underground, released on their 1967 debut album, The Velvet Underground and Nico. Written by Lou Reed, it is 7 minutes 12 seconds long.
Heroin, released in 1997 (see 1997 in music), is a compilation album containing all of Heroin's recorded output.
A proposal to utilize heroin as a “medication” in detoxification programs, based on experiences in other countries.