phenelzine

phenelzine

[fen-l-zeen]
noun Pharmacology.
a potent monoamine oxidase inhibitor, C 8 H 1 2 N 2 , used to treat certain kinds of depression.

Origin:
1955–60; phen- + e(thy)l + (hydra)zine

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phenelzine phen·el·zine (fěn'əl-zēn')
n.
A monoamine oxidase inhibitor used especially in the form of its sulfate as an antidepressant.

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