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pargyline

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noun par·gy·line \ˈpär-jə-ˌlēn\

Definition of pargyline

  1. :  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 Dictionary

pargyline

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noun par·gy·line \ˈpär-jə-ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of pargyline

  1. :  a monoamine oxidase inhibitor that is used in the form of its hydrochloride C11H13N·HCl especially as an antihypertensive




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