nortriptyline


nor·trip·ty·line

noun \nr-ˈtrip-tə-ˌlēn\

Definition of NORTRIPTYLINE

:  a tricyclic antidepressant C19H21N used in the form of its hydrochloride

Origin of NORTRIPTYLINE

nor- + -tript- (perhaps from tricyclic + hepta-) + -yl + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1962

nor·trip·ty·line

noun \nr-ˈtrip-tə-ˌlēn\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NORTRIPTYLINE

: a tricyclic antidepressant administered in the form of its hydrochloride C19H21N·HCl—see aventyl

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