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phenelzine

[ fen-l-zeen ]
/ ˈfɛn lˌzin /
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noun Pharmacology.
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(o)- + e(thy)l + (hydra)zine
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