from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A whitish powder, C15H10Cl2N2O2, that acts as a sedative and antianxiety agent and is used therapeutically to control seizures.
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- n. A benzodiazepine drug, used in the treatment of anxiety.
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- n. tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia
(ch)lor(o)- + (di)azepam.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)