isocarboxazid

[ ahy-soh-kahr-bok-suh-zid ]
/ ˌaɪ soʊ kɑrˈbɒk sə zɪd /

noun Pharmacology.

a potent monoamine oxidase inhibitor, C12H13N3O2, used to treat severe depression.

Nearby words

  1. isobutane,
  2. isobutyl nitrite,
  3. isobutyl propionate,
  4. isobutylene,
  5. isocapnia,
  6. isocarpic,
  7. isocellular,
  8. isocephalic,
  9. isoceraunic,
  10. isochasm

Origin of isocarboxazid

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

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