deferoxamine

noun

de·​fer·​ox·​amine ˌdē-fə-ˈräk-sə-ˌmēn How to pronounce deferoxamine (audio)
: a chelator that is used in the form of its mesylate C25H48N6O8·CH4O3S as an antidote to iron poisoning or overload

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“Deferoxamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/deferoxamine. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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