Anxiolytic



relieving.
.
noun
any of a class of drugs that reduce anxiety
adjective
of or relating to this class of drugs

anxiolytic anx·i·o·lyt·ic (āng’zē-ō-lĭt’ĭk, -sē-, āngk’sē-)
n.
A drug that relieves anxiety.
anx’i·o·lyt’ic adj.
anxiolytic
(āng’zē-ō-lĭt’ĭk)
A drug used to treat acute or chronic anxiety.

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