diazepam

noun di·az·e·pam \ dī-ˈa-zə-ˌpam \
|Updated on: 9 Jun 2018

Definition of diazepam

: a tranquilizer C16H13ClN2O used especially to relieve anxiety and tension and as a muscle relaxant

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Origin and Etymology of diazepam

benzodiazepine + -am (of unknown origin)


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diazepam

noun di·az·e·pam \ dī-ˈaz-ə-ˌpam \

medical Definition of diazepam

: a synthetic tranquilizer C16H13ClN2O used especially to relieve anxiety and tension and as a muscle relaxant — see valium

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