Synonyms

1. selective-serotonin_reuptake_inhibitor

noun. an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain.

Synonyms

  • Sarafem
  • Paxil
  • SSRI
  • fluoxetine
  • paroxetime
  • Zoloft
  • sertraline
  • antidepressant drug
  • fluoxetine hydrocholoride
  • Prozac

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Words that Rhyme with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor

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Example sentences of the word selective-serotonin-reuptake-inhibitor


1. Noun Phrase
Cipralex belongs to a group of antidepressant drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs.

2. Noun Phrase
Prozac, on the other hand, is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor.

3.
Noun Phrase
Lexapro is only one type of
selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor; others include Paxil, Zoloft and Prozac.

4.
Noun Phrase
Lexapro is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, or SSRI 1.

2. selective

adjective. ['səˈlɛktɪv'] tending to select; characterized by careful choice.

Antonyms

  • indiscriminate

3. inhibitor

noun. ['ˌɪnˈhɪbətɝ'] a substance that retards or stops an activity.

Synonyms

  • antioxidant
  • moderator
  • angiotensin II inhibitor
  • substance

Antonyms

  • activator
  • approval
  • disapproval
  • biocatalyst

4. serotonin

noun. ['sɝəˈtoʊnɪn'] a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory.

Synonyms

  • monoamine neurotransmitter

5. selective

adjective. ['səˈlɛktɪv'] characterized by very careful or fastidious selection.

Antonyms

  • undiscerning

6. reuptake

noun. a process of using up or consuming again.

Synonyms

  • re-uptake
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