Valium

Valium

[val-ee-uhm]
Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of diazepam.
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Valium (ˈvælɪəm)
 
n
trademark See also benzodiazepine a brand of diazepam used as a tranquillizer

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Valium
1961, proprietary name (Hoffmann-La Roche Inc., Nutley, N.J.) of diazepam (reg. U.S.), of unknown origin.
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Valium Val·i·um (vāl'ē-əm)

A trademark used for diazepam.

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valium [(val-ee-uhm)]

A common prescription tranquilizer; trademark for the drug diazepam.

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