clonazepam

[ kloh-ney-zuh-pam ]
/ kloʊˈneɪ zəˌpæm /

noun Pharmacology.

a benzodiazepine, C15H10ClN3O3, used in the control of certain epilepsies.

Origin of clonazepam

c(h)lo(rophe)n(yl) + (di)azep(in), extracted from the chemical name + -am, of uncertain derivation
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