nortriptyline

[nawr-trip-tuh-leen]

noun Pharmacology.

a tricyclic antidepressant drug, C19H21N, used to treat depression.

Origin of nortriptyline

1960–65; perhaps nor- + tri(cyclic) + (cyclohe)pt(ene) a chemical component + -yl + -ine2
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