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anakinra

noun an·a·kin·ra \ ˌa-nə-ˈkin-rə \

medical Definition of anakinra

: a drug that blocks the activity of interleukin-1 and is administered as a subcutaneous injection chiefly in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis
Note: Anakinra is a recombinant form of an endogenous antagonist of interleukin-1 receptor and is marketed under the trademark Kineret.

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