amitriptyline

noun am·i·trip·ty·line \ ˌa-mə-ˈtrip-tə-ˌlēn \

Definition of amitriptyline

: a tricyclic aromatic antidepressant drug used in the form of its hydrochloride C20H23N·HCl to prevent migraines and to treat neuropathic pain, bulimia, and depression

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Origin and Etymology of amitriptyline

amino + tryptophan + -yl + 2-ine


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amitriptyline

noun am·i·trip·ty·line \ ˌam-ə-ˈtrip-tə-ˌlēn \

medical Definition of amitriptyline

: a tricyclic antidepressant drug that is administered in the form of its hydrochloride C20H23N·HCl to prevent migraines and to treat neuropathic pain, bulimia, and depression

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