noun Medicine monoamine oxidase inhibitor, a type of antidepressant drug.

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  • MAOI — Monoaminooxidase Hemmer (MAO Hemmer) oder auch Inhibitoren (MAOI) hemmen das Enzym Monoaminooxidase (MAO) und hemmen auf diese Weise den Abbau von biogenen Aminen. Aufgrund dieser Eigenschaft werden sie als Antidepressiva genutzt. Hierbei tritt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MAOI — Monoamine oxidase inhibitor. One of a potent class of medications used to treat depression. * * * Abbreviation for monoamine oxidase inhibitor. * * * monoamine oxidase inhibitor * * * MAOI abbr monoamine oxidase inhibitor * * * monoamine oxidase… …   Medical dictionary

  • MAOI — abbreviation monoamine oxidase inhibitor …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • MAOI — See monoamine oxidase inhibitor. * * * …   Universalium

  • MAOI — Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor (Medical » Physiology) * Mono Amine Oxidase Inhibitor (Medical » Human Genome) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • MAOI — abbr. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor …   Dictionary of abbreviations

  • MAOI — • monoamine oxidase inhibitor …   Dictionary of medical acronyms & abbreviations

  • MAOI — noun any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate • Syn: ↑monoamine oxidase inhibitor • Hypernyms: ↑antidepressant, ↑antidepressant drug • Hyponyms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Antidepressant, MAOI — Monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI), one of a potent class of medications used to treat depression …   Medical dictionary

  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitor — MAOI redirects here. For the Easter Island statues, see Moai. Monoamine oxidase Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) are a class of antidepressant drugs prescribed for the treatment of depression. They are particularly effective in treating… …   Wikipedia

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