thioridazine

[thahy-uh-rid-uh-zeen, -zin]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. a phenothiazine, C21H26N2S2, used as an antipsychotic chiefly in the treatment of acute psychoses and schizophrenia.

Origin of thioridazine

First recorded in 1955–60; thio- + (pipe)rid(ine) + azine
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thioridazine in Medicine

thioridazine

[thī′ə-rĭdə-zēn′]
n.
  1. A white or yellow powder, a derivative of phenothiazine, that is used orally as a tranquilizer to treat various psychotic conditions.
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