isocarboxazid

isocarboxazid

[ahy-soh-kahr-bok-suh-zid]
noun Pharmacology.
a potent monoamine oxidase inhibitor, C 12 H 13 N 3 O 2 , used to treat severe depression.

Origin:
1955–60; isocarbox- contraction and rearrangement of isoxazolylcarbonyl a component + (hydr)az(ine) + -id3

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