Definition of medazepam in US English:

medazepam

noun

Pharmacology
  • A benzodiazepine, C₁₆H₁₅ClN₂, given orally (sometimes as the hydrochloride) as a mild tranquillizer in the treatment of anxiety-related conditions.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From med- (origin uncertain; perhaps from me- + -d- (in dihydro-)) + -azepam.

Pronunciation

medazepam

/məˈdazɪpam/