deprenyl


dep·re·nyl

noun \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

dep·re·nyl

noun \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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