antipsychotic

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(ant″i-sī″kot′ik)

[anti- + psychotic]

1. Preventing or treating psychosis, e.g., schizophrenia.
2. A medication to treat psychosis; a major tranquilizer.
SYN: SEE: neuroleptic
SEE: major tranquilizer

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