chlordiazepoxide

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

Definition of chlordiazepoxide

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1960


Medical Dictionary

chlordiazepoxide

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

Medical Definition of chlordiazepoxide

  1. :  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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