Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A benzodiazepine drug, C15H11ClN2O2, used to treat insomnia and alcohol withdrawal.

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  • noun A benzodiazepine drug used to treat anxiety, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal.

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  • noun a tranquilizing drug (trade name Serax) used to treat anxiety and insomnia and alcohol withdrawal

Etymologies

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

[(hydr)ox(y) + (di)azepam.]

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