Definition of iproniazid in English:

iproniazid

noun

mass nounMedicine
  • A synthetic compound used as a drug to treat depression.

    • ‘West and Dally in 1959 conducted an uncontrolled, open study involving 101 consecutively treated, depressed patients receiving variable doses of iproniazid.’
    • ‘The allergic reactions of red/green blindness with optic atrophy and hepatotoxicity led to the removal of the causative agents, pheniprazine and iproniazid, respectively.’

Origin

1950s: from i(so)pro(pyl) + ( iso)niazid.

Pronunciation

iproniazid

/ˌʌɪprə(ʊ)ˈnʌɪəzɪd/