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iproniazid Line breaks: ipro|nia¦zid
Pronunciation: /ˌʌɪprə(ʊ)ˈnʌɪəzɪd/

Definition of iproniazid in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
A synthetic compound used as a drug to treat depression.
Example sentences
  • West and Dally in 1959 conducted an uncontrolled, open study involving 101 consecutively treated, depressed patients receiving variable doses of iproniazid.
  • The allergic reactions of red/green blindness with optic atrophy and hepatotoxicity led to the removal of the causative agents, pheniprazine and iproniazid, respectively.


1950s: from i(so)pro(pyl) + (iso)niazid.

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