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[val-ee-uh m] /ˈvæl i əm/
Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of diazepam. Unabridged
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trademark a brand of diazepam used as a tranquillizer See also benzodiazepine
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Word Origin and History for Valium

1961, proprietary name (Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Nutley, N.J.) of diazepam (reg. U.S.), of unknown origin.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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Valium in Medicine

Valium Val·i·um (vāl'ē-əm)

A trademark used for diazepam.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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Valium in Culture
valium [(val-ee-uhm)]

A common prescription tranquilizer; trademark for the drug diazepam.

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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