Benzodiazepine



any of a family of minor tranquilizers that act against anxiety and convulsions and produce sedation and muscle relaxation.
noun
any of a group of chemical compounds that are used as minor tranquillizers, such as diazepam (Valium) and chlordiazepoxide (Librium)
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