ethylstibamine

noun

eth·​yl·​stib·​amine ˌeth-əl-ˈstib-ə-ˌmēn How to pronounce ethylstibamine (audio)
: a drug complex containing 41 to 44 percent organic pentavalent antimony and formerly used in the treatment of leishmaniasis (as kala-azar) and filariasis

called also neostibosan

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“Ethylstibamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ethylstibamine. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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