monoamine oxidase inhibitor definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a class of antidepressant drugs that block the action of monoamine oxidase within the brain, therefore permitting the accumulation of monoamines such as norepinephrine.
    • any one of a team of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the activity of monoamine oxidase in the mind and so enable monoamines to amass

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