etidronate disodium

[ ĕt′ĭ-drōnāt′ ]

n.

A drug that affects bone resorption and is used in the treatment of Paget's disease, heterotopic ossification, and hypercalcemia of malignancy.

Nearby words

  1. ethynyl,
  2. ethynyl group,
  3. ethynylation,
  4. eti,
  5. etic,
  6. etiolate,
  7. etiolation,
  8. etiologic,
  9. etiology,
  10. etiquette


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