trazodone

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noun traz·o·done \ˈtra-zə-ˌdōn\

Definition of trazodone

  1. :  an antidepressant drug C19H22ClN5O administered in the form of its hydrochloride

Origin and Etymology of trazodone

perhaps from International Scientific Vocabulary triazo azido + pyridine + -one


First Known Use: 1971


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trazodone

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noun traz·o·done \ˈtraz-ə-ˌdōn\

Medical Definition of trazodone

  1. :  an antidepressant drug that is administered in the form of its hydrochloride C19H22ClN5O·HCl and inhibits the uptake of serotonin by the brain


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