Haloperidol meaning

hălō-pĕrĭ-dôl, -dŏl, -dōl
An antipsychotic drug, C21 H23 ClFNO2 , used in the treatment of psychotic disorders, especially schizophrenia, and in the management of Tourette's syndrome.
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A powerful tranquilizer, C21H23ClFNO2, used in treating schizophrenia, Tourette's syndrome, nausea, etc.
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An antipsychotic drug, C21 H23 ClFNO2 , often administered in its decanoate form, used in the treatment of schizophrenia and in the management of Tourette syndrome.
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(pharmacology) A neuroleptic and a butyrophenone drug used in the treatment of mental illness such as psychosis.
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Origin of haloperidol

  • halo– (pi)perid(ine) –ol

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition