Definition of pargyline
: a monoamine oxidase inhibitor C11H13N that is used in the form of its hydrochloride especially as an antihypertensive agent
Origin of pargyline
propargyl, an alcohol + 2-ine
First Known Use: 1961
Medical Definition of pargyline
: a monoamine oxidase inhibitor that is used in the form of its hydrochloride C11H13N·HCl especially as an antihypertensive
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