Definition of Selegiline

1. Noun. A drug used for the treatment of early-stage Parkinson's disease, depression and senile dementia. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Selegiline

1. A selective, irreversible inhibitor of type b monoamine oxidase. It is used in newly diagnosed patients with parkinson's disease. It may slow progression of the clinical disease and delay the requirement for levodopa therapy. It also may be given with levodopa upon onset of disability. The compound without isomeric designation is deprenyl. Pharmacological action: antiparkinson agents, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, neuroprotective agents. Chemical name: Benzeneethanamine, N,alpha-dimethyl-N-2-propynyl-, (R)- (12 Dec 1998)

Selegiline Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Selegiline Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Selegiline

selectmen
selectness
selectnesses
selector
selector gene
selector switch
selectorized
selectors
selectperson
selectpersons
selectron
selectrons
selects
selectwoman
selectwomen
selegiline (current term)
selen-
selenane
selenate
selenate reductase
selenates
selenatian
selene unguium
selenecentric
selenenic
selenenic acid
selenhydric
selenhydric acid
selenian
selenic

Other Resources Relating to: Selegiline

Search for Selegiline on Dictionary.com!Search for Selegiline on Thesaurus.com!Search for Selegiline on Google!Search for Selegiline on Wikipedia!

Search