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phenelzine

[fen-l-zeen]
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noun Pharmacology.
  1. a potent monoamine oxidase inhibitor, C8H12N2, used to treat certain kinds of depression.
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Origin of phenelzine

First recorded in 1955–60; phen- + e(thy)l + (hydra)zine
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phenelzine in Medicine

phenelzine

(fĕnəl-zēn′)
n.
  1. A monoamine oxidase inhibitor used especially in the form of its sulfate as an antidepressant.
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