carbamazepine

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noun car·ba·maz·e·pine \ˌkär-bə-ˈma-zə-ˌpēn\

Definition of carbamazepine

  1. :  a tricyclic anticonvulsant and analgesic C15H12N2O used in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and epilepsy

Origin and Etymology of carbamazepine

carbamoyl (a radical of carbamic acid) + -azepine (as in benzodiazepine)


First Known Use: 1966


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carbamazepine

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noun car·ba·maz·e·pine \ˌkär-bə-ˈmaz-ə-ˌpēn\

Medical Definition of carbamazepine

  1. :  a tricyclic anticonvulsant and analgesic C15H12N2O used in the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia and epilepsy—see tegretol


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