nitrazepam

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nitrazepam

(naɪˈtreɪzɪˌpæm; naɪˈtræz-)
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(Pharmacology) a synthetic chemical compound belonging to the benzodiazepine group of drugs; a minor tranquillizer used mainly in sleeping tablets, such as Mogadon. Formula: C15H11N3O3
[C20: from nitro- + -azepam; see diazepam]
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Noun1.nitrazepam - a hypnotic and sedative drug of the benzodiazepine type
benzodiazepine - any of several similar lipophilic amines used as tranquilizers or sedatives or hypnotics or muscle relaxants; chronic use can lead to dependency
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