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oxazepam

[ ok-saz-uh-pam ]
/ ɒkˈsæz əˌpæm /
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noun Pharmacology.
a benzodiazepine, C15H11ClN2O2, used in the management of anxiety, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal.
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Origin of oxazepam

1960–65; (hydr)ox(y) + (benzodi)azep(in), components of its chemical name + am(ide)
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