desipramine

desipramine

[duh-zip-ruh-meen, dez-uh-pram-in]
noun Pharmacology.
a tricyclic antidepressant, C 18 H 22 N 2 , used for symptomatic relief in a variety of depressive states.

Origin:
shortening of desmethylimipramine, contracted from the chemical name

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desipramine de·sip·ra·mine (dĭ-zĭp'rə-mēn, děz'ə-prām'ĭn)
n.
A tricyclic antidepressant used in the treatment of psychological depression.

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