Definition of Thorazine in English:

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Thorazine

Pronunciation: /ˈθɔːrəziːn/

noun

Trademark for chlorpromazine.
Example sentences
  • Within weeks he committed suicide by taking a huge overdose of his prescribed Thorazine.
  • For some 40 years before, medications like Thorazine, Haldol, and Mellaril were given to patients with schizophrenia or psychosis to silence their voices and calm their agitation.
  • And, just so you'll know, Justin hasn't been on Thorazine since he's been here.

Origin

1950s: formed from elements of the systematic name.

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Line breaks: Thora|zine

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