meprobamate

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mep·ro·bam·ate

 (mĕp′rō-băm′āt′, mĕ-prō′bə-)
n.
A bitter white powder, C9H18N2O4, used as a tranquilizer, muscle relaxant, and anticonvulsant.

meprobamate

(məˈprəʊbəˌmeɪt; ˌmɛprəʊˈbæmeɪt)
n
(Pharmacology) a white bitter powder used as a hypnotic. Formula: C9H18N2O4
[me(thyl) + pro(pyl + car)bamate]

me•pro•ba•mate

(məˈproʊ bəˌmeɪt, ˌmɛp roʊˈbæm eɪt)

n.
a white powder, C9H18N2O4, used chiefly as a tranquilizer.
[1950–55; me (thyl) + pro (pyl) + (car)bamate]
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Noun1.meprobamate - a sedative and tranquilizer (trade name Miltown and Equanil and Meprin) used to treat muscle tension and anxiety
antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquilliser, minor tranquillizer - a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability