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bu·pro·pi·on

 (byo͞o-prō′pē-ŏn′)
n.
A drug, C13H18ClNO, used in its hydrochloride form for the treatment of depression and as an aid in smoking cessation. It is a weak inhibitor of norepinephrine and dopamine reuptake in the central nervous system.

[bu(tyl) + propi(ophen)on(e), a ketone (propio(nic acid) + phen(yl) + -one).]

bupropion

(bjuːˈprəʊpɪɒn)
n
an antidepressant drug used to help people stop smoking
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