anxiolytic

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

Definition of anxiolytic

  1. :  a drug that relieves anxiety

anxiolytic

adjective

Origin and Etymology of anxiolytic

anxiety + -o- + -lytic


First Known Use: 1963


Medical Dictionary

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anxiolytic

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

Medical Definition of anxiolytic

  1. :  a drug that relieves anxiety


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anxiolytic

adjective an·xi·o·lyt·ic

Medical Definition of anxiolytic

  1. :  relieving anxiety


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