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chlordiazepoxide

[ klawr-dahy-az-uh-pok-sahyd, klohr- ]
/ ˌklɔr daɪˌæz əˈpɒk saɪd, ˌkloʊr- /
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noun Pharmacology.

a compound, C16H14ClN3O, used as a tranquilizer.

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Origin of chlordiazepoxide

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British Dictionary definitions for chlordiazepoxide

chlordiazepoxide
/ (ˌklɔːdaɪˌeɪzɪˈpɒksaɪd) /

noun

a chemical compound used as a tranquillizer and muscle relaxant and in the treatment of delirium tremens. Formula: C 16 H 14 ClN 3 O
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Medical definitions for chlordiazepoxide

chlordiazepoxide
[ klôr′dī-ăz′ə-pŏksīd′ ]

n.

A benzodiazepine drug whose hydrochloride is used primarily to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.
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