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Noun: meprobamate  mu'prow-bu,meyt
  1. A sedative and tranquilizer (trade name Miltown and Equanil and Meprin) used to treat muscle tension and anxiety
    - Miltown, Equanil, Meprin

Derived forms: meprobamates

Type of: antianxiety drug, anxiolytic, anxiolytic drug, minor tranquilizer, minor tranquilliser [Brit], minor tranquillizer

Encyclopedia: Meprobamate