Ssri meaning

ĕsĕs-är-ī
Any of a class of drugs, such as fluoxetine or sertraline, that inhibit the uptake of serotonin by neurons of the central nervous system and are primarily used in the treatment of depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.
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Any of a class of drugs, such as fluoxetine or sertraline, that inhibit the reuptake of serotonin by neurons of the central nervous system and are primarily used in the treatment of depression and obsessive compulsive disorder.
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Short for selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. Any of a class of drugs that inhibit the uptake of serotonin in the central nervous system and are used to treat depression and other psychiatric disorders.
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Origin of ssri

  • s(elective) s(erotonin) r(euptake) i(nhibitor)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition