antischizophrenic

adjective
an·​ti·​schizo·​phren·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-ˌskit-sə-ˈfre-nik How to pronounce antischizophrenic (audio) , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antischizophrenia \ ˌan-​tē-​ˌskit-​sə-​ˈfrē-​nē-​ə , ˌan-​tī-​ How to pronounce antischizophrenia (audio) \

Definition of antischizophrenic

medical
: used to control or prevent the symptoms of schizophrenia antischizophrenic drugs antischizophrenic activity

First Known Use of antischizophrenic

1975, in the meaning defined above

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“Antischizophrenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antischizophrenic. Accessed 26 May. 2020.

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antischizophrenic

adjective
an·​ti·​schizo·​phren·​ic | \ -ˌskit-sə-ˈfren-ik How to pronounce antischizophrenic (audio) \
variants: or antischizophrenia \ -​ˌskit-​sə-​ˈfrē-​nē-​ə How to pronounce antischizophrenia (audio) \ also anti-schizophrenic or anti-schizophrenia

Medical Definition of antischizophrenic

: tending to relieve or treat the symptoms of schizophrenia antischizophrenic drugs antischizophrenic activity

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