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A drug, C21H31N5O2, used in its hydrochloride form to treat anxiety disorders.

[bu(tyl) + spir(ane), compound having two rings that share one atom (from German Spiran, from Latin spīra, coil; see spire2) + -one.]
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Noun1.buspirone - a drug (trade name BuSpar) designed specifically for anxiety
antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquilliser, minor tranquillizer - a tranquilizer used to relieve anxiety and reduce tension and irritability


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The Honorable Bill Paxon, a former House leader who recently chaired the Bush-Cheney Transition Advisory Team, kicked off the summit by offering his political perspective on issues ranging from the current energy problem and the tax reform legislation recently signed into law, to the campaign finance reform debate.