neuroleptic


neu·ro·lep·tic

noun \ˌnr-ə-ˈlep-tik, ˌnyr-\

Definition of NEUROLEPTIC

neuroleptic adjective

Origin of NEUROLEPTIC

French neuroleptique, from neur- + -leptique affecting, from Greek lēptikos seizing, from lambanein to take, seize — more at latch
First Known Use: 1958

neu·ro·lep·tic

noun \ˌn(y)r-ə-ˈlep-tik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEUROLEPTIC

neuroleptic adjective

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