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chlordiazepoxide

noun chlor·di·az·epox·ide \ˌklr-dī-ˌa-zə-ˈpäk-ˌsīd\

Definition of CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE

:  a benzodiazepine C16H14ClN3O related to diazepam and used in the form of its hydrochloride especially as a tranquilizer and to treat the withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism

Origin of CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE

chlor- + benzodiazepine + oxide
First Known Use: 1960

chlordiazepoxide

noun chlor·di·az·epox·ide \ˌklōr-dī-ˌaz-ə-ˈpäk-ˌsīd, ˌklr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHLORDIAZEPOXIDE

:  a benzodiazepine that is structurally and pharmacologically related to diazepam and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C16H14ClN3O·HCl especially as a tranquilizer and to treat the withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism—see librium

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