Pronunciation: (an"tē-di-pres'unt, an"tī-), [key] 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 called energizer, psychic energizer. any such substance, as a tricyclic antidepressant, MAO inhibitor, or lithium. Also,an"ti-de•pres'sant,an•ti•de•pres•sivePronunciation: (an"tē•di•pres'iv, an"tī-). [key]
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