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British Dictionary definitions for nitrazepam

nitrazepam

noun
  1. a synthetic chemical compound belonging to the benzodiazepine group of drugs; a minor tranquillizer used mainly in sleeping tablets, such as Mogadon. Formula: C 15 H 11 N 3 O 3
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Word Origin

C20: from nitro- + -azepam; see diazepam
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