Definition of pargyline in English:

pargyline

Pronunciation /ˈpɑːdʒɪliːn/

noun

Pharmacology
  • A monoamine oxidase inhibitor synthesized from propargyl bromide and benzylmethylamine, (formerly) used to treat depression and hypertension; N -methyl- N -propargylbenzylamine, C₆ H₅ CH₂ N(CH₃)CH₂ C≡CH.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Current Therapeutic Research. From -pargyl + -ine.