eflornithine hydrochloride

[ ĭ-flôrnə-thēn′ ]

n.

An antineoplastic and antiprotozoal orphan drug used in the treatment of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in AIDS and of sleeping sickness caused by Gambian trypanosomia.

Nearby words

  1. endoprocta,
  2. endopterygote,
  3. endorectal pull-through procedure,
  4. endoreduplication,
  5. endorheic,
  6. endorphinergic,
  7. endorphins,
  8. endorsation,
  9. endorse,
  10. endorsee


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