French neuroleptique, from neur- + -leptique affecting, from Greek lēptikos seizing, from lambanein to take, seize — more at latch
1959, in the meaning defined above
“Neuroleptic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/neuroleptic. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.
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