Meaning of antidepressant
Pronunciation: (an"tē-di-pres'unt, an"tī-), [key]
— Pharm. Pharm.
- of or pertaining to a substance that is used in the treatment of mood disorders, as characterized by various manic or depressive affects.
- Also calledany such substance, as a tricyclic antidepressant, MAO inhibitor, or lithium.
- antidepressant (Thesaurus)