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oxazepam

[ok-saz-uh-pam] /ɒkˈsæz əˌpæm/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
a benzodiazepine, C 1 5 H 1 1 ClN 2 O 2 , used in the management of anxiety, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; (hydr)ox(y) + (benzodi)azep(in), components of its chemical name + am(ide)
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oxazepam in Medicine

oxazepam ox·az·e·pam (ŏk-sāz'ə-pām')
n.
A tranquilizing drug related to benzodiazepine and used especially in the treatment of insomnia and alcohol withdrawal.

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