antileukotriene

noun
an·​ti·​leu·​ko·​tri·​ene | \ -ˌlü-kə-ˈtrī-ˌēn How to pronounce antileukotriene (audio) \
variants: or anti-leukotriene

Medical Definition of antileukotriene

: 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

Other Words from antileukotriene

antileukotriene or anti-leukotriene adjective
antileukotriene drugs

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“Antileukotriene.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antileukotriene. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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