Meaning of flunitrazepam in English:

flunitrazepam

Pronunciation /ˌfluːnʌɪˈtreɪzɪpam/ /ˌfluːnʌɪˈtrazɪpam/

noun

Pharmacology
  • A short-acting benzodiazepine derivative with relatively long-lasting sedative effects, used as a hypnotic and as a premedication for anaesthesia; 5-(2-fluorophenyl)-1,3-dihydro-1-methyl-7-nitro-2 H -1,4-benzodiazepin-2-one, C₁₆ H₁₂ FN₃ O₃.

    A trademark for this drug is "Rohypnol".

Origin

1970s. From flu- (in fluoro-) + nitro- + -azepam.