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desipramine

noun de·sip·ra·mine \də-ˈzi-prə-ˌmēn\

Definition of DESIPRAMINE

:  a tricyclic antidepressant C18H22N2

Origin of DESIPRAMINE

desmethyl (from des- + methyl) + imilespramine
First Known Use: 1965

desipramine

noun de·si·pra·mine \ˌdez-ə-ˈpram-ən, də-ˈzip-rə-ˌmēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DESIPRAMINE

:  a tricyclic antidepressant administered in the form of its hydrochloride C18H22N2·HCl especially in the treatment of endogenous depressions (as a bipolar disorder)—see norpramin, pertofrane

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