deprenyl

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noun dep·re·nyl \ˈde-prə-ˌnil\

Definition of deprenyl

  1. :  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


First Known Use: 1975


Medical Dictionary

deprenyl

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noun dep·re·nyl \ˈdep-rə-ˌnil\

Medical Definition of deprenyl

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


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