clomipramine

noun
clo·​mip·​ra·​mine | \klō-ˈmi-prə-ˌmēn \

Definition of clomipramine 

: a tricyclic antidepressant C19H23ClN2 used in the form of its hydrochloride to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder

First Known Use of clomipramine

1975, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for clomipramine

chlor- + imipramine

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clomipramine

noun
clo·​mip·​ra·​mine | \klō-ˈmip-rə-ˌmēn \

Medical Definition of clomipramine 

: a tricyclic antidepressant taken orally in the form of its hydrochloride C19H23ClN2·HCl to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder Researchers agree that clomipramine dramatically reduces the repetitious behaviors of many people with obsessive compulsive disorder.— Ron Cowen, Science News, 14 Oct. 1989 Clomipramine is marketed under the trademark Anafranil.

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