nortriptyline

noun
nor·​trip·​ty·​line | \ nȯr-ˈtrip-tə-ˌlēn How to pronounce nortriptyline (audio) \

Definition of nortriptyline

: a tricyclic antidepressant C19H21N used in the form of its hydrochloride

First Known Use of nortriptyline

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for nortriptyline

nor- + -tript- (perhaps from tricyclic + hepta-) + -yl + -ine entry 2

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“Nortriptyline.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nortriptyline. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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nortriptyline

noun
nor·​trip·​ty·​line | \ nȯr-ˈtrip-tə-ˌlēn How to pronounce nortriptyline (audio) \

Medical Definition of nortriptyline

: a tricyclic antidepressant administered in the form of its hydrochloride C19H21N·HCl — see aventyl

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