Medical Dictionary

droperidol

noun dro·per·i·dol \ drō-ˈper-ə-ˌdȯl \

medical Definition of droperidol

:a butyrophenone tranquilizer C22H22FN3O2 used as a premedication for surgery, as an antiemetic in cancer chemotherapy, and as an antipsychotic in severely disturbed psychotic states

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up droperidol? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

spoken rather than written

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!