Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A drug, C13H17N, that is an irreversible inhibitor of a specific type of monoamine oxidase, used in its hydrochloride form in conjunction with levodopa and carbidopa to treat patients with Parkinson's disease.

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  • noun A drug used for the treatment of early-stage Parkinson's disease, depression and senile dementia.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably sele(ctive) (from its being a selective monoamine oxidase inhibitor) + alteration of (par)gyline, a closely related drug (ultimately from Latin arg(entum), silver; see arg- in Indo-European roots from the fact that one of the constituents of pargyline was discovered in a precipitate containing silver + –yl + –ine).]

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