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.
- antidepressant drug
- fluoxetine hydrocholoride
Words that Rhyme with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor
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.
adjective. ['səˈlɛktɪv'] tending to select; characterized by careful choice.
noun. ['ˌɪnˈhɪbətɝ'] a substance that retards or stops an activity.
- angiotensin II inhibitor
noun. ['sɝəˈtoʊnɪn'] a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory.
- monoamine neurotransmitter
adjective. ['səˈlɛktɪv'] characterized by very careful or fastidious selection.
noun. a process of using up or consuming again.