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Definition of "imipramine" [imipramine]

  • A tricyclic compound, C19H24N2, used to treat depression and enuresis. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "imipramine" in a sentence
  • "His data was overwhelming, his enthusiasm even stronger, but G22355—by then known as imipramine—was hardly taking the world by storm, and Kuhn was roundly ignored."
  • "Finally, he experienced some relief when he switched to an old-fashioned tricyclic antidepressant called imipramine."
  • "The other showed that an antidepressant called imipramine, which was known to block NPC1, seemed to prevent infection as well."