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certolizumab pegol

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noun cer·to·liz·u·mab peg·ol \ˌsər-tə-ˈliz-yü-ˌmab-ˈpeg-ˌȯl\

Medical Definition of certolizumab pegol

  1. :  a monoclonal antibody fragment that inhibits the activity of tumor necrosis factor and is administered by subcutaneous injection to treat Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, and ankylosing arthritis Certolizumab pegol is marketed under the trademark Cimzia.


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