thioxanthene


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thioxanthene

 [thi″o-zan´thēn]
1. a three-ring compound structurally related to phenothiazine.
2. any of a class of structurally related antipsychotic agents, including chlorprothixene and thiothixene.

thi·o·xan·thene

(thī'ō-zan'thēn),
A class of tricyclic compounds resembling phenothiazine, but with the central ring nitrogen replaced by a carbon atom; current use emphasizes the antipsychotic and antiemetic properties of this class.
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