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isocarboxazid

[ ahy-soh-kahr-bok-suh-zid ]
/ ˌaɪ soʊ kɑrˈbɒk sə zɪd /
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noun Pharmacology.
a potent monoamine oxidase inhibitor, C12H13N3O2, used to treat severe depression.
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Origin of isocarboxazid

1955–60; isocarbox- contraction and rearrangement of isoxazolylcarbonyl a component + (hydr)az(ine) + -id3
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