HyperDic: monoamine_oxidase_inhibitor

English > 1 sense of the expression monoamine oxidase inhibitor:
NOUNartifactmonoamine oxidase inhibitor, MAOIany of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate
English > monoamine oxidase inhibitor: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate.
SynonymMAOI
NarroweriproclozideAn antidepressant drug that acts as a monoamine oxidase inhibitor
isocarboxazid, MarplanA monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Marplan) that is used to treat clinical depression
phenelzine, Nardilmonoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Nardil) used to treat clinical depression
tranylcypromineAn antidepressant drug that is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor
Broaderantidepressant, antidepressant drugAny of a class of drugs used to treat depression

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