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[klawr-dahy-az-uh-pok-sahyd, klohr-] /ˌklɔr daɪˌæz əˈpɒk saɪd, ˌkloʊr-/
noun, Pharmacology
a compound, C 16 H 14 ClN 3 O, used as a tranquilizer.
Origin of chlordiazepoxide
chlor-2 + diaz(o)- + epox(y) + -ide Unabridged
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Examples from the web for chlordiazepoxide
  • Finicky laboratory animals find new foods more palatable after a dose of chlordiazepoxide.
  • chlordiazepoxide is similar to phenobarbital in its anticonvulsant properties.
  • chlordiazepoxide is the benzodiazepine of choice in uncomplicated alcohol withdrawal.
British Dictionary definitions for chlordiazepoxide


a chemical compound used as a tranquillizer and muscle relaxant and in the treatment of delirium tremens. Formula: C16H14ClN3O
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