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deprenyl

noun dep·re·nyl \ˈde-prə-ˌnil\

Definition of DEPRENYL

:  a monoamine oxidase inhibitor C13H17N used especially to treat Parkinson's disease

Origin of DEPRENYL

perhaps from International Scientific Vocabulary dimethyl + propionic acid + phenyl + ethyl
First Known Use: 1975

deprenyl

noun dep·re·nyl \ˈdep-rə-ˌnil\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEPRENYL

:  an optically active compound C13H17N that is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor; especially :  selegiline

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