sertraline

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ser·tra·line

 (sûr′trə-lēn′)
n.
A drug of the SSRI class, C17H17Cl2 N, used in its hydrochloride form primarily to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder, and anxiety.

[ser(otonin) + (te)tra- + (naphtha)l(ene) + (am)ine.]
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Noun1.sertraline - a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Zoloft)
selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor, SSRI - an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain
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sertraline

n sertralina
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