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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for the drug diazepam.

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  • n. a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles; acts by enhancing the inhibitory actions of the neurotransmitter GABA; can also be used as an anticonvulsant drug in cases of nerve agent poisoning

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