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levamisole

noun le·vam·i·sole \lə-ˈva-mə-ˌsōl\

Definition of LEVAMISOLE

:  an anthelmintic drug C11H12N2S administered in the form of its hydrochloride that also possesses immunomodulatory properties and is used especially in the treatment of colon cancer

Origin of LEVAMISOLE

perhaps from lev- + -amisole (alteration of imidazole)
First Known Use: 1969

levamisole

noun le·vam·i·sole \lə-ˈvam-ə-ˌsōl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LEVAMISOLE

:  an anthelmintic drug administered in the form of its hydrochloride C11H12N2S·HCl that also possesses immunostimulant properties and is used especially in the treatment of colon cancer

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