etret·​i·​nate i-ˈtret-ᵊn-ˌāt How to pronounce etretinate (audio)
: a retinoid drug C23H30O3 used especially to treat severe psoriasis that has been withdrawn from use in the U.S. for its tendency to cause birth defects and is typically replaced in treatment by acitretin

Dictionary Entries Near etretinate

Cite this Entry

“Etretinate.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!