an·​ti·​leu·​ko·​tri·​ene -ˌlü-kə-ˈtrī-ˌēn How to pronounce antileukotriene (audio)
variants or anti-leukotriene
: any of various compounds that oppose the action of leukotrienes and are used in the treatment of asthma
The study will involve 234 adults with mild persistent asthma who will be randomized to receive a twice-daily inhaled corticosteroid, a twice-daily antileukotriene, or a placebo.Joan Stephenson, The Journal of the American Medical Association
antileukotriene adjective
or anti-leukotriene
antileukotriene drugs

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“Antileukotriene.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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