[ ahy-pruh-nahy-uh-zid ]
/ ˌaɪ prəˈnaɪ ə zɪd /

noun Pharmacology.

a compound, C9H13N3O, used in the treatment of mental depression and tuberculosis.

Origin of iproniazid

First recorded in 1950–55; i(so)pro(pyl) + ni(cotine) + az- + -id4
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Medicine definitions for iproniazid


[ ī′prə-nīə-zĭd ]


A compound used as an antidepressant and formerly used in the treatment of tuberculosis.
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