HyperDic: ssri

English > 1 sense of the word SSRI:
NOUNartifactSSRI, selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitoran antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain
English > SSRI: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain.
Synonymselective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor
Narrowerfluoxetine, fluoxetine hydrocholoride, Prozac, SarafemA selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade names Prozac or Sarafem)
paroxetime, PaxilA selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Paxil)
sertraline, ZoloftA selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Zoloft)
Broaderantidepressant, antidepressant drugAny of a class of drugs used to treat depression

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