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Valium

[ val-ee-uhm ]
/ ˈvæl i əm /
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Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of diazepam.

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British Dictionary definitions for Valium

Valium
/ (ˈvælɪəm) /

noun
trademark a brand of diazepam used as a tranquillizerSee also benzodiazepine
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Medical definitions for Valium

Valium
[ vălē-əm ]

A trademark for the drug diazepam.
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Cultural definitions for Valium

valium
[ (val-ee-uhm) ]

A common prescription tranquilizer; trademark for the drug diazepam.

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