thioridazine

thioridazine

[thahy-uh-rid-uh-zeen, -zin]
noun Pharmacology.
a phenothiazine, C 21 H 26 N 2 S 2 , used as an antipsychotic chiefly in the treatment of acute psychoses and schizophrenia.

Origin:
1955–60; thio- + (pipe)rid(ine) + azine

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thioridazine thi·o·rid·a·zine (thī'ə-rĭd'ə-zēn')
n.
A white or yellow powder, a derivative of phenothiazine, that is used orally as a tranquilizer to treat various psychotic conditions.

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