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diazepam

diazepam

noun di·az·e·pam \dī-ˈa-zə-ˌpam\

Definition of DIAZEPAM

:  a tranquilizer C16H13ClN2O used especially to relieve anxiety and tension and as a muscle relaxant

Origin of DIAZEPAM

benzodiazepine + -am (of unknown origin)
First Known Use: circa 1961

diazepam

noun di·az·e·pam \dī-ˈaz-ə-ˌpam\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DIAZEPAM

:  a synthetic tranquilizer C16H13ClN2O used especially to relieve anxiety and tension and as a muscle relaxant—see valium

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