anidulafungin

noun

anid·​u·​la·​fun·​gin ə-ˌnid-yə-lə-ˈfən-jən, -ˌni-jə- How to pronounce anidulafungin (audio)
: a semisynthetic antifungal agent C58H73N7O17 that is administered intravenously in the treatment of candida infections

Note: Anidulafungin is synthesized from a product produced by the fermentation of a fungus (Aspergillus nidulans). It is marketed under the trademark Eraxis.

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“Anidulafungin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/anidulafungin. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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