from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tranquilizer, C21H23ClFNO2, used especially in the treatment of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia, and also in the management of Tourette's syndrome.
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- n. A neuroleptic and a butyrophenone drug used in the treatment of mental illness such as psychosis.
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- n. tranquilizer (trade name Haldol) used to treat some psychotic disorders and Tourette's syndrome
halo- + (pi)perid(ine) + -ol1.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)