lorazepam

[ law-raz-uh-pam, luh- ]
/ lɔˈræz əˌpæm, lə- /

noun Pharmacology.

a benzodiazepine drug, C15H10Cl2N2O2, used chiefly in the management of acute anxiety and for insomnia.

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lorazepam
[ lôr-ăzə-păm′ ]

n.

A whitish powder that acts as a sedative and antianxiety agent and is used therapeutically to control seizures.
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