Definition of mazindol in English:

mazindol

noun

Pharmacology
  • A stimulant of the central nervous system (a dopamine reuptake inhibitor), which has been used medically as an appetite suppressant; C ₁₆ H ₁₃ ClN ₂ O.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. From -m- and -az- + indol- (in indole.

Pronunciation

mazindol

/ˈmazɪndɒl/