SSRI

noun \ ˌes-(ˌ)es-(ˌ)är-ˈī \

Definition of SSRI

: any of a class of antidepressants (such as fluoxetine) that inhibit the inactivation of serotonin by blocking its reuptake by presynaptic neuron endings called also selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

First Known Use of ssri

1991


Medical Dictionary

SSRI

noun \ ˌes-(ˌ)es-(ˌ)är-ˈī \

medical Definition of SSRI

: any of a class of antidepressants (as fluoxetine or sertraline) that inhibit the inactivation of serotonin by blocking its reuptake by presynaptic nerve cell endings called also selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor; compare snri

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