antianxiety agent

n.

Any of a group of drugs used to treat anxiety without causing excessive sedation.

Nearby words

  1. antiandrogen,
  2. antianemic,
  3. antiangiogenic,
  4. antiantibody,
  5. antianxiety,
  6. antianxiety drug,
  7. antiar,
  8. antiarrhythmic,
  9. antiart,
  10. antiarthritic


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