monoamine oxidase inhibitor(redirected from Monoamine oxidase A inhibitors)
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monoamine oxidase inhibitor[män·ō′am‚ēn ′äk·sə‚dās in′hib·əd·ər]
Any drug, such as isocarboxazid and tranylcypromine, that inhibits monoamine oxidase and thereby leads to an accumulation of the amines on which the enzyme normally acts.
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