desipramine

[ duh-zip-ruh-meen, dez-uh-pram-in ]
/ dəˈzɪp rəˌmin, ˌdɛz əˈpræm ɪn /

noun Pharmacology.

a tricyclic antidepressant, C18H22N2, used for symptomatic relief in a variety of depressive states.

Nearby words

  1. designing,
  2. designment,
  3. desilver,
  4. desilverize,
  5. desinence,
  6. desirable,
  7. desire,
  8. desire under the elms,
  9. desired,
  10. desirous

Origin of desipramine

shortening of desmethylimipramine, contracted from the chemical name

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