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thioxanthene

[thahy-uh-zan-theen]
noun Pharmacology.
  1. any of a class of antipsychotics, as thiothixene, used to relieve symptoms of severe psychiatric disorders.
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Origin of thioxanthene

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thioxanthene in Medicine

thioxanthene

(thī′ō-zănthēn)
n.
  1. A class of tricyclic compounds resembling phenothiazine and having antipsychotic and antiemetic properties.
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