chlordiazepoxide[klôr′dī az′ə päks′īd′]
chlordiazepoxide definition by Webster's New World
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a tranquilizer, CHClNO, that relieves anxiety: a hydrochloride derivative of this has similar properties and is the generic name for Librium, etc.
chlordiazepoxide definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A benzodiazepine drug, C16H14ClN3O, whose hydrochloride is used as an antianxiety drug and in the treatment of chronic alcoholism and alcohol withdrawal.
Origin: chlor(o)- + (benzo)diazep(ine) + oxide.
chlordiazepoxide - Medical Definition
A benzodiazepine drug whose hydrochloride is used primarily to treat anxiety and alcohol withdrawal.