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SSRI

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noun \ˌes-(ˌ)es-(ˌ)är-ˈī\

Definition of SSRI

  1. :  any of a class of antidepressants (as fluoxetine) that inhibit the inactivation of serotonin by blocking its reuptake by presynaptic neuron endings —called also selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor



1991

First Known Use of ssri

1991


Medical Dictionary

SSRI

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noun \ˌes-(ˌ)es-(ˌ)är-ˈī\

Medical Definition of SSRI

  1. :  any of a class of antidepressants (as fluoxetine or sertraline) that inhibit the inactivation of serotonin by blocking its reuptake by presynaptic nerve cell endings—called also selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor; compare snri




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