clonazepam

clonazepam

[kloh-ney-zuh-pam]
noun Pharmacology.
a benzodiazepine, C 15 H 10 ClN 3 O 3 , used in the control of certain epilepsies.

Origin:
c(h)lo(rophe)n(yl) + (di)azep(in), extracted from the chemical name + -am, of uncertain derivation

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