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tetracyclic antidepressant

[ tĕt′rə-sīklĭk, -sĭklĭk ]

n.

Any of a class of antidepressants whose chemical structure includes four benzene rings.

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Nearby words

tetracid, tetracoccus, tetracosactide, tetracrotic, tetracyclic, tetracyclic antidepressant, tetracycline, tetracyn, tetrad, tetradactyl, tetradactylous
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