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Curious to find out what do you think was the biggest motivation for the government to create the term narcotic? ?
- FoofaLv 72 months ago
Marcus Aurelius himself, acting as the government of the Roman Empire, didn't coin the term but rather his physician Galen did. So the word is perhaps not technically a term invented by government.
- Anonymous2 months ago
The term "narcotic" is believed to have been coined by the Greek physician Galen to refer to agents that numb or deaden, causing loss of feeling or paralysis.