carbamazepine

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

Definition of carbamazepine

: 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)


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carbamazepine

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

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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