chlordiazepoxide

noun chlor·di·az·epox·ide \ ˌklȯr-dī-ˌa-zə-ˈpäk-ˌsīd \

Definition of chlordiazepoxide

: a benzodiazepine C16H14ClN3O related to diazepam and used in the form of its hydrochloride especially as a tranquilizer and to treat the withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism

Origin and Etymology of chlordiazepoxide

chlor- + benzodiazepine + oxide


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chlordiazepoxide

noun chlor·di·az·epox·ide \ ˌklōr-dī-ˌaz-ə-ˈpäk-ˌsīd, ˌklȯr- \

medical Definition of chlordiazepoxide

: a benzodiazepine that is structurally and pharmacologically related to diazepam and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C16H14ClN3O·HCl especially as a tranquilizer and to treat the withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism — see librium

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