abciximab

noun

ab·​cix·​i·​mab ˌab-ˈsik-si-mab, -sē- How to pronounce abciximab (audio)
: a powerful anticlotting drug that inhibits platelet aggregation by binding to a glycoprotein receptor on human platelets and that consists of the Fab fragment from a chimeric monoclonal antibody prepared from humans and mice see reopro

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“Abciximab.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/abciximab. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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