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zol·pi·dem

 (zōl′pə-dĕm′)
n.
A non-benzodiazepine sleep-inducing drug, C19H21N3O, used in its tartrate form to treat insomnia.

[(a)zol(e) + p(yrim)id(ine) + alteration of am(ide).]

zolpidem

(ˈzɒlpɪˌdɛm)
n
a drug used to treat insomnia
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