noun Etymology: chlor- + benzodiazepine + oxide Date: 1960 a benzodiazepine C16H14ClN3O related to diazepam and used in the form of its hydrochloride especially as a tranquilizer and to treat the withdrawal symptoms of alcoholism

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  • chlordiazepoxide — [ˌklɔ:dʌɪazɪ pɒksʌɪd] noun Medicine a tranquillizer used chiefly to treat anxiety and alcoholism. Origin 1960s: from chlor + diazo + epoxide …   English new terms dictionary

  • chlordiazepoxide — chlor·di·az·epox·ide …   English syllables

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