thioridazine

noun
thi·​o·​rid·​a·​zine | \ ˌthī-ə-ˈri-də-ˌzēn How to pronounce thioridazine (audio) , -zən \

Definition of thioridazine

: a phenothiazine tranquilizer C21H26N2S2 used in the form of its hydrochloride for relief of anxiety states and in the treatment of psychotic disorders and severe childhood behavioral problems

First Known Use of thioridazine

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for thioridazine

thi- + piperidine + phenothiazine

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“Thioridazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thioridazine. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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thioridazine

noun
thio·​rid·​a·​zine | \ ˌthī-ə-ˈrid-ə-ˌzēn How to pronounce thioridazine (audio) , -zən How to pronounce thioridazine (audio) \

Medical Definition of thioridazine

: a phenothiazine tranquilizer used in the form of its hydrochloride C21H26N2S2·HCl for relief of anxiety states and in the treatment of psychotic disorders and severe childhood behavioral problems — see mellaril

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