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{n: diazepam, Valium} a tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles; acts by enhancing the inhibitory actions of the neurotransmitter GABA; can also be used as an anticonvulsant drug in cases of nerve agent poisoning



{n: gamma aminobutyric acid, GABA} an amino acid that is found in the central nervous system; acts as an inhibitory neurotransmitter


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