amitriptyline

amitriptyline

[am-i-trip-tuh-leen, -lahyn, -lin]
noun Pharmacology.
a white crystalline powder, C 20 H 23 N, used to treat depression and enuresis.

Origin:
perhaps ami(no)- + trypt(ophan) + (meth)yl + -ine2

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amitriptyline (ˌæmɪˈtrɪptɪˌliːn, -lɪn)
 
n
a tricyclic antidepressant drug. Formula: C20H23N
 
[C20: from amino + tryptamine + methyl + -ine²]

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amitriptyline am·i·trip·tyl·ine (ām'ĭ-trĭp'tə-lēn')
n.
An antidepressant drug.

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