National Cancer Institute Thesaurus

Last uploaded: March 26, 2019
Preferred Name

Opioid

Synonyms

Narcotic

opioid

narcotic

Opioid

Definitions

A class of synthetic chemicals/drugs similar to opiates (opium derivatives) with analgesic properties. Due to binding to opiate receptors, opioids mimic opiate activity on neurons, various cells (i.e. lymphocytes), pain suppression and other neurobehavioral activity. (NCI)

ID

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C1506

ALT_DEFINITION

A substance used to treat moderate to severe pain. Opioids are like opiates, such as morphine and codeine, but are not made from opium. Opioids bind to opioid receptors in the central nervous system. An opioid is a type of alkaloid.

code

C1506

DEFINITION

A class of synthetic chemicals/drugs similar to opiates (opium derivatives) with analgesic properties. Due to binding to opiate receptors, opioids mimic opiate activity on neurons, various cells (i.e. lymphocytes), pain suppression and other neurobehavioral activity. (NCI)

FULL_SYN

Narcotic

opioid

narcotic

Opioid

label

Opioid

Legacy_Concept_Name

Opioid

Preferred_Name

Opioid

prefixIRI

ncit:C1506

Semantic_Type

Organic Chemical

Classification

UMLS_CUI

C0242402

subClassOf

http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C221

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http://www.stanford.edu/~coulet/phare.owl#Opioid PHARE LOOM
http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/LNC/LA28420-0 LOINC LOOM
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