desipramine

noun de·sip·ra·mine \ də-ˈzi-prə-ˌmēn \

Definition of desipramine

:a tricyclic antidepressant C18H22N2

Origin and Etymology of desipramine

desmethyl (from des- + methyl) + imipramine


Medical Dictionary

desipramine

noun de·si·pra·mine \ ˌdez-ə-ˈpram-ən , də-ˈzip-rə-ˌmēn \

medical Definition of desipramine

:a tricyclic antidepressant administered in the form of its hydrochloride C18H22N2·HCl especially in the treatment of endogenous depressions (as bipolar disorder) — see norpramin, pertofrane

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up desipramine? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

readily predictable

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

The Exceptions Quiz III

  • one-green-toy-robot-amidst-many-red-toy-robots
  • Which of these words does not mean "nonsense"?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!