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A benzodiazepine drug, C15H10Cl2N2O2, that acts as a sedative and antianxiety agent and is used therapeutically to control seizures.
[(ch)lor(o)- + (di)azepam.]
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(Pharmacology) a type of benzodiazepine drug, usually used to treat anxiety
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|Noun||1.||lorazepam - tranquilizer (trade name Ativan) used to treat anxiety and tension and insomnia|
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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