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thioxanthene

[thahy-uh-zan-theen] /ˌθaɪ əˈzæn θin/
noun, Pharmacology
1.
any of a class of antipsychotics, as thiothixene, used to relieve symptoms of severe psychiatric disorders.
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thioxanthene in Medicine

thioxanthene thi·o·xan·thene (thī'ō-zān'thēn)
n.
A class of tricyclic compounds resembling phenothiazine and having antipsychotic and antiemetic properties.

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