anxiolytic

noun
an·xi·o·lyt·ic | \ ˌaŋ-zē-ō-ˈli-tik , ˌaŋ(k)-sē- \

Definition of anxiolytic 

: a drug that relieves anxiety

Other words from anxiolytic

anxiolytic adjective

First Known Use of anxiolytic

1963, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anxiolytic

anxiety + -o- + -lytic

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anxiolytic

noun
anx·io·lyt·ic | \ ˌaŋ-zē-ō-ˈlit-ik , ˌaŋ(k)-sē- \

Medical Definition of anxiolytic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: a drug that relieves anxiety

anxiolytic

adjective

Medical Definition of anxiolytic (Entry 2 of 2)

: relieving anxiety

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