Temazepam meaning

tə-măzə-păm
A benzodiazepine derivative that is primarily used to treat insomnia.
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A benzodiazepine drug, C16 H13 ClN2 O2 , used for short-term treatment of insomnia.
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(pharmacology) A drug generally prescribed for the short-term treatment of sleeplessness.
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Origin of temazepam

  • Perhaps inversion of met(hyl) (ox)azepam

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