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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: flu'ma-ze-nil

Definition: A benzodiazepine with antagonist properties at the benzodiazepine recognition site of the benzodiazepine-GABA-chloride channel complex. Used as a treatment for overdose with benzodiazepine-type central nervous system depressants, or for controlled reversal of anesthesia induced by such agents.

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