benzodiazepine

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The core structure of benzodiazepines. "R" labels denote common locations of side chains, which give different benzodiazepines their unique properties.

Etymology[edit]

From benzo- +‎ diazepine.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌbɛnzoʊdaɪˈæzɨpiːn/

Noun[edit]

benzodiazepine (plural benzodiazepines)

  1. (pharmacology) Any of a class of psychoactive drugs, structured upon diazepine, used in the treatment of anxiety, insomnia and other related disorders.

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benzodiazepine f

  1. plural form of benzodiazepina