from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A benzodiazepine drug, C16H14ClN3O, whose hydrochloride is used as an antianxiety drug and in the treatment of chronic alcoholism and alcohol withdrawal.
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- n. A benzodiazepine derivative used as a sedative drug.
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- n. a tranquilizer (trade names Librium and Libritabs) used in the treatment of alcoholism
chlor(o)- + (benzo)diazep(ine) + oxide.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)