neurodepressive

[ noor-oh-di-pres-iv, nyoor- ]
/ ˌnʊər oʊ dɪˈprɛs ɪv, ˌnyʊər- /

adjective

(of a drug) depressing nerve-cell function.

noun

any such substance.

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Origin of neurodepressive

First recorded in 1965–70; neuro- + depressive
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