midazolam

noun
mid·​azo·​lam | \ mi-ˈdā-zō-ˌlam How to pronounce midazolam (audio) , ˈmi-dā- How to pronounce midazolam (audio) \

Medical Definition of midazolam

: a benzodiazepine tranquilizer administered in the form of its hydrochloride C18H13ClFN3·HCl especially to produce sedation before a medical procedure or surgery

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“Midazolam.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/midazolam. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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