antischizophrenic

adjective

an·​ti·​schizo·​phren·​ic ˌan-tē-ˌskit-sə-ˈfre-nik How to pronounce antischizophrenic (audio)
ˌan-tī-
variants or anti-schizophrenic or less commonly antischizophrenia
ˌan-tē-ˌskit-sə-ˈfrē-nē-ə,
ˌan-tī- How to pronounce antischizophrenic (audio)
or anti-schizophrenia
medical
: used to control or prevent the symptoms of schizophrenia
antischizophrenic drugs
antischizophrenic activity

Word History

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antischizophrenic was in 1964

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Cite this Entry

“Antischizophrenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antischizophrenic. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

Medical Definition

antischizophrenic

adjective
an·​ti·​schizo·​phren·​ic
variants or anti-schizophrenic also antischizophrenia or anti-schizophrenia
: tending to relieve or treat the symptoms of schizophrenia
antischizophrenic drugs
antischizophrenic activity
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