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car·ba·maz·e·pine

 (kär′bə-măz′ə-pēn′)
n.
An anticonvulsant drug, C15H12N2O, used to treat certain forms of epilepsy and to relieve pain associated with trigeminal neuralgia.

[carbam(oyl) + (benz)azepine, one of its constituents (benz(o)- + az(o)- + ep(oxide) + -ine).]

carbamazepine

(ˌkɑːbəˈmæzəˌpiːn)
n
(Pharmacology) an anticonvulsant drug used in the management of epilepsy
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carbamazepine

n carbamazepina
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