[noo r-uh-lep-tik, nyoo r-]
Origin of neuroleptic
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- capable of affecting the brain, esp by reducing the intensity of nerve function; tranquillizing
- a neuroleptic drug; major tranquillizer, used in the treatment of psychoses
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- A tranquilizing drug, especially one used in treating mental disorders.
- Having a tranquilizing effect.
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