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imipramine

[ ih-mip-ruh-meen ]
/ ɪˈmɪp rəˌmin /
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noun Pharmacology.
a tricyclic antidepressant, C19H24N2, used for the symptomatic relief of depression.
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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
/ (ɪˈmɪprəˌmiːn) /

noun
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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