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sertraline

[ sur-truh-leen ]
/ ˈsɜr trəˌlin /
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noun Pharmacology.
a drug, C17H17NCl2·HCl, of the SSRI class, used in the treatment of depression.
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Origin of sertraline

First recorded in 1980–85; shortening of ser(otonin) (te)tra-(naphtha)l(ene) (am)ine
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