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Medical Term:

anxiolytic

Pronunciation: ang′zē-ō-lit′ik

Definition: Denoting the actions of such an agent (diazepam).

Synonym(s): antianxiety agent

[anxiety + G. lysis, a dissolution or loosening]

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