nialamide

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ni·​al·​amide | \ nī-ˈa-lə-ˌmīd How to pronounce nialamide (audio) \

Definition of nialamide

: a synthetic antidepressant drug C16H18N4O2 that is an inhibitor of monoamine oxidase

First Known Use of nialamide

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nialamide

nicotinic acid + amyl + amide

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“Nialamide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nialamide. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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nialamide

noun
ni·​al·​amide | \ nī-ˈal-ə-ˌmīd How to pronounce nialamide (audio) \

Medical Definition of nialamide

: a synthetic antidepressant drug C16H18N4O2 that is an inhibitor of monoamine oxidase

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