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A tricyclic antidepressant drug, C19H23ClN2, used in the form of its hydrochloride salt primarily to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.

[c(h)lo(ro)- + (i)mipramine.]
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Noun1.clomipramine - a tricyclic antidepressant drug
tricyclic, tricyclic antidepressant, tricyclic antidepressant drug - an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain
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