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tranquilizer

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(tran″kwĭ-līz′ĕr )

(trang″kwĭ-līz′ĕr)
[L. tranquillus, calm]
A drug that reduces tension, agitation, hyperactivity, and anxiety.
Some tranquilizers may injure the developing embryo. Therefore, before prescribing one, one should know whether it is approved for use during pregnancy, esp. early pregnancy.

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Venes, Donald, editor. "Tranquilizer." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738811/all/tranquilizer.
Tranquilizer. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738811/all/tranquilizer. Accessed March 22, 2019.
Tranquilizer. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738811/all/tranquilizer
Tranquilizer [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 22]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/738811/all/tranquilizer.
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