carbamazepine

noun
car·​ba·​maz·​e·​pine | \ ˌkär-bə-ˈma-zə-ˌpēn How to pronounce carbamazepine (audio) \

Definition of carbamazepine

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

First Known Use of carbamazepine

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for carbamazepine

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

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carbamazepine

noun
car·​ba·​maz·​e·​pine | \ ˌkär-bə-ˈmaz-ə-ˌpēn How to pronounce carbamazepine (audio) \

Medical Definition of carbamazepine

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

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