imipramine

[ih-mip-ruh-meen]

Origin of imipramine

1955–60; contraction and rearrangement of iminodibenzyl and aminopropyl, components of the chemical name
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British Dictionary definitions for imipramine

imipramine

noun
  1. a tricyclic antidepressant drug. Formula: C 19 H 24 N 2

Word Origin for imipramine

C20: from imi (de) + pr (opyl) + amine
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