from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A hypnotic agent of the benzodiazepine class prescribed in the short-term treatment of insomnia.
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- n. A thienodiazepine drug with anxiolytic, anticonvulsant and sedative properties.
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- n. a form of benzodiazepine (trade name Halcion) frequently prescribed as a sleeping pill; usually given to people who have trouble falling asleep
tri- + azol(e) + (diazep)am.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)