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flurazepam hydrochloride

Definition:

tranquilizer used to treat insomnia

Class:

artifact noun (man-made objects)

Plural:

flurazepam hydrochlorides

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

C21H23ClFN3O [chemical formula] | flurazepam | Dalmane [trade name]

Etymology:

"fluoro-" + "diazepam".
(Source: American Heritage Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Flurazepam | Dalmane | Dalmadorm | C21H23ClFN3O  [chemical formula]

a drug which is a benzodiazepine derivative. It possesses anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. It produces a metabolite with a very long half-life, which may stay in the bloodstream for up to four days... (37 of 2124 words, 3 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Flurazepam

Random House Dictionary:

flurazepam [pharmacology] | C21H23ClFN3[chemical formula]

a benzodiazepine used in its hydrochloride form as a sedative and hypnotic in the management of insomnia and to alleviate anxiety states. (22 of 29 words, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/flurazepam

American Heritage Dictionary:

flurazepam | C21H23ClFN3[chemical formula]

A mild sleep-inducing drug, ..., used especially in the form of its hydrochloride in the treatment of insomnia. (18 of 24 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/flurazepam

Wiktionary:

flurazepam

A benzodiazepine derivative with anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, sedative and skeletal muscle relaxant properties. (12 of 13 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/flurazepam

New World Dictionary:

Dalmane

a yellow, crystalline hypnotic drug, CHClFNO, prescribed for insomnia (9 of 11 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/dalmane

Collins Dictionary:

anxiolytic

any of a class of drugs that reduce anxiety | of or relating to this class of drugs (17 of 282 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/anxiolytic

Columbia Encyclopedia:

antianxiety drug

drug administered for the relief of anxiety. Although their action is not fully understood, most antianxiety medications appear to affect the action ... (22 of 174 words)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0804207​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

minor tranquilizer

Syllabification: (mi·nor tran·quil·iz·er) | a tranquilizer of the kind used to treat anxiety states, especially a benzodiazepine; an anxiolytic. (18 of 39 words, 2 definitions)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/minor-tranquilizer

Merriam-Webster:

anxiolytic

a drug that relieves anxiety (5 of 22 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/anxiolytic

Encarta Dictionary:

anxiolytic | anxiolytics [plural]

relieving anxiety | a drug that relieves anxiety (7 of 30 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861586116​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology reference

American Heritage Dictionary:

flurazepam

Origin: "fluoro-" + "diazepam".

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fluoro-

Origin: From "fluorine" and from "fluor".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/fluoro-prefix

diazepam

Origin: "diazo" + "epoxide" + "ammonia".

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/diazepam

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

flurazepam

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "flurazepam"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of "flurazepam" by speech synthesizer

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YourDictionary Audio:

flurazepam

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "flurazepam" by speech synthesizer

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