levamisole

noun
le·​vam·​i·​sole | \ lə-ˈva-mə-ˌsōl How to pronounce levamisole (audio) \

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

First Known Use of levamisole

1969, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for levamisole

perhaps from lev- + -amisole (alteration of imidazole)

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levamisole

noun
le·​vam·​i·​sole | \ lə-ˈvam-ə-ˌsōl How to pronounce levamisole (audio) \

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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