[ sur-truh-leen ]
/ ˈsɜr trəˌlin /
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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Medical definitions for sertraline
[ sər′trə-lēn′ ]
A serotonin reuptake inhibitor used as an oral antidepressant.
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