Meaning of chlorpromazine

chlor•prom•a•zine

Pronunciation: (klôr-prom'u-zēn", klōr-), [key]
— n.
  1. a grayish-white, crystalline powder, CHClNS, derived from phenothiazine, used chiefly to inhibit nausea and vomiting and as a major tranquilizer in the management of schizophrenia and related psychoses.
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