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chlorpromazine

[klawr-prom-uh-zeen, klohr-] /klɔrˈprɒm əˌzin, kloʊr-/
noun
1.
a grayish-white, crystalline powder, C 17 H 19 ClN 2 S, derived from phenothiazine, used chiefly to inhibit nausea and vomiting and as a major tranquilizer in the management of schizophrenia and related psychoses.
Origin of chlorpromazine
1950-1955
1950-55; chlor-2 + pro(pyl) + (a)m(ine) + azine
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British Dictionary definitions for chlorpromazine

chlorpromazine

/klɔːˈprɒməˌziːn/
noun
1.
a drug derived from phenothiazine, used as a tranquillizer and sedative, esp in psychotic disorders. Formula: C17H19ClN2S
Word Origin
C20: from chloro- + pro(pyl + a)m(ine) + azine
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chlorpromazine in Medicine

chlorpromazine chlor·prom·a·zine (klôr-prŏm'ə-zēn', -prō'mə-)
n.
A phenothiazine antipsychotic agent with antiemetic, antiadrenergic, and anticholinergic actions.

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