What Is Morphine? - Definition, Uses, Withdrawal & Addiction


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Morphine is:

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1. Morphine acts by:

2. One reason that morphine is so versatile:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

With this quiz/worksheet combo, you can gauge your understanding of what morphine is and how it works. Other topics you will be assessed on include the adverse effects of using morphine and the consequence of stopping morphine use abruptly.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete this quiz to assess your knowledge of:

  • The definition of morphine
  • How morphine works
  • Reason for morphine being a versatile drug
  • Side effects of morphine
  • The effect of sudden discontinuation of morphine

Skills Practiced

You can use this worksheet and quiz to practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the side effects of morphine and the effect of abruptly stopping morphine use
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about what morphine does
  • Information recall - access what you've learned regarding what morphine is

Additional Learning

To get more information on morphine, review the accompanying lesson called What is Morphine? - Definition, Uses, Withdrawal & Addiction. The lesson goes over the following objectives:

  • Covers where the name morphine came from
  • Discusses ways morphine can be ingested and how it acts in the body
  • Explains morphine's effect on the nervous system
  • Details how morphine works
  • Addresses the effectiveness of morphine
  • Explains the side effects of morphine use