Definition of pargyline in English:

pargyline

noun

Pharmacology
  • A monoamine oxidase inhibitor synthesized from propargyl bromide and benzylmethylamine, (formerly) used to treat depression and hypertension; N-methyl-N-propargylbenzylamine, C₆H₅CH₂N(CH₃)CH₂C≡CH.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Current Therapeutic Research. From -pargyl + -ine.

Pronunciation

pargyline

/ˈpɑːdʒɪliːn/