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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-prom-uh-zeen, klohr-]
    • /klɔrˈprɒm əˌzin, kloʊr-/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klawr-prom-uh-zeen, klohr-]
    • /klɔrˈprɒm əˌzin, kloʊr-/

Definitions of chlorpromazine word

  • noun chlorpromazine a drug derived from phenothiazine, used as a tranquillizer and sedative, esp in psychotic disorders. Formula: C17H19ClN2S 3
  • noun chlorpromazine a synthetic drug, C17H19ClN2S, used to treat certain mental disorders and to control nausea and vomiting 3
  • noun chlorpromazine a grayish-white, crystalline powder, C 17 H 19 ClN 2 S, derived from phenothiazine, used chiefly to inhibit nausea and vomiting and as a major tranquilizer in the management of schizophrenia and related psychoses. 1
  • noun chlorpromazine A synthetic drug used as a tranquilizer, sedative, and antiemetic. It is a phenothiazine derivative. 1
  • noun chlorpromazine A tranquillizing drug, C17H19ClN2S, used in the treatment of schizophrenia, etc. 0

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Origin of chlorpromazine

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
First recorded in 1950-55; chlor-2 + pro(pyl) + (a)m(ine) + azine

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A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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