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SSRI

  1. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor: any of several drugs that inhibit the reabsorption of serotonin by nerve cells, leading to more serotonin activity in the brain: used chiefly as an antidepressant.

    Category: Pharmacology

Origin of SSRI:

1985–90

Princeton's WordNet

  1. selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor, SSRI(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

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