oxazepam

noun

ox·​az·​e·​pam äk-ˈsa-zə-ˌpam How to pronounce oxazepam (audio)
: a benzodiazepine tranquilizer C15H11ClN2O2

Word History

Etymology

hydroxy- + diazepam

First Known Use

1964, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of oxazepam was in 1964

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“Oxazepam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxazepam. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

oxazepam

noun
ox·​az·​e·​pam äk-ˈsaz-ə-ˌpam How to pronounce oxazepam (audio)
: a benzodiazepine tranquilizer C15H11ClN2O2

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