deprenyl

noun dep·re·nyl \ ˈde-prə-ˌnil \

Definition of deprenyl

: a monoamine oxidase inhibitor C13H17N used especially to treat Parkinson's disease

Origin and Etymology of deprenyl

perhaps from International Scientific Vocabulary dimethyl + propionic acid + phenyl + ethyl


Medical Dictionary

deprenyl

noun dep·re·nyl \ ˈdep-rə-ˌnil \

medical Definition of deprenyl

: an optically active compound C13H17N that is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor; especially : selegiline

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