olanzapine

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o·lan·za·pine

 (ə-lăn′zə-pēn′)
n.
A psychotropic drug, C17H20N4S, used to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and acute psychosis.

[olan-, origin unknown + alteration of (dia)zepine, seven-member ring containing two nitrogens; see benzodiazepine.]
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olanzapine

n olanzapina
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