major tranquillizer

noun
tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired
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  • major tranquilizer — noun tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired • Syn: ↑major tranquillizer, ↑major tranquilliser, ↑antipsychotic drug, ↑antipsychotic agent, ↑antipsychotic, ↑neuroleptic drug, ↑neuroleptic agent, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • major tranquilliser — noun tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired • Syn: ↑major tranquilizer, ↑major tranquillizer, ↑antipsychotic drug, ↑antipsychotic agent, ↑antipsychotic, ↑neuroleptic drug, ↑neuroleptic agent, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tranquillizer — n. a drug that produces a calming effect, relieving anxiety and tension. antipsychotic drugs (formerly known as major tranquillizers) have this effect and are used to treat severe mental disorders (psychoses), including schizophrenia and mania.… …   Medical dictionary

  • tranquillizer — n. a drug that produces a calming effect, relieving anxiety and tension. Antipsychotic drugs (formerly known as major tranquillizers) have this effect and are used to treat severe mental disorders (psychoses), including schizophrenia and mania.… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • tranquilliser — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity • Syn: ↑tranquilizer, ↑tranquillizer, ↑antianxiety agent, ↑ataractic drug, ↑ataractic agent, ↑ataractic • Derivationally related forms: ↑atarac …   Useful english dictionary

  • antianxiety agent — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity • Syn: ↑tranquilizer, ↑tranquillizer, ↑tranquilliser, ↑ataractic drug, ↑ataractic agent, ↑ataractic • Derivationally related forms: ↑ataractic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ataractic agent — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity • Syn: ↑tranquilizer, ↑tranquillizer, ↑tranquilliser, ↑antianxiety agent, ↑ataractic drug, ↑ataractic • Derivationally related forms: ↑ataracti …   Useful english dictionary

  • ataractic drug — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity • Syn: ↑tranquilizer, ↑tranquillizer, ↑tranquilliser, ↑antianxiety agent, ↑ataractic agent, ↑ataractic • Derivationally related forms: ↑atarac …   Useful english dictionary

  • tranquilizer — noun a drug used to reduce stress or tension without reducing mental clarity (Freq. 3) • Syn: ↑tranquillizer, ↑tranquilliser, ↑antianxiety agent, ↑ataractic drug, ↑ataractic agent, ↑ataractic • Derivationall …   Useful english dictionary

  • antipsychotic — noun tranquilizer used to treat psychotic conditions when a calming effect is desired • Syn: ↑major tranquilizer, ↑major tranquillizer, ↑major tranquilliser, ↑antipsychotic drug, ↑antipsychotic agent, ↑neuroleptic drug, ↑neuroleptic agent, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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