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clonazepam

[ kloh-ney-zuh-pam ]
/ kloʊˈneɪ zəˌpæm /
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noun Pharmacology.

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

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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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Medical definitions for clonazepam

clonazepam
[ klō-năzə-păm′ ]

n.

A benzodiazepine used as an anticonvulsant for epilepsy and as a sedative for sleep disorders.
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