Neuroleptic



[noo r-uh-lep-tik, nyoo r-] /ˌnʊər əˈlɛp tɪk, ˌnyʊər-/

noun, adjective
1.
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/ˌnjʊərəʊˈlɛptɪk/
adjective
1.
capable of affecting the brain, esp by reducing the intensity of nerve function; tranquillizing
noun
2.
a neuroleptic drug; major tranquillizer, used in the treatment of psychoses

neuroleptic neu·ro·lep·tic (nur’ə-lěp’tĭk, nyur’-)
n.
A tranquilizing drug, especially one used in treating mental disorders. adj.
Having a tranquilizing effect.

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