[ hal-oh-per-i-dawl, -dol ]
/ ˌhæl oʊˈpɛr ɪˌdɔl, -ˌdɒl /
a major antipsychotic agent, C21H23ClFNO2, used in the management of schizophrenia, severe anxiety, and other behavioral disorders.
Origin of haloperidol
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[ hăl′ō-pĕr′ĭ-dôl′, -dōl′ ]
A tranquilizer used especially in the treatment of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia.
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