from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A drug, C17H19ClN2S, derived from phenothiazine and used to suppress vomiting and as a sedative and a tranquilizer, especially in the treatment of schizophrenia and other psychotic states.
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- n. A tranquillizing drug, C17H19ClN2S, used in the treatment of schizophrenia etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a drug derived from phenothiazine and used as a sedative and tranquilizer.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a drug (trade name Thorazine) derived from phenothiazine that has antipsychotic effects and is used as a sedative and tranquilizer
chlor(o)- + pro(pyl) + m(ethyl) + azine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French chloropromazine, corresponding to chlor- + prom(eth)azine. (Wiktionary)