filgrastim

noun
fil·​gras·​tim | \ fil-ˈgras-təm How to pronounce filgrastim (audio) \

Medical Definition of filgrastim

: a recombinant version of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor that is administered by injection especially to stimulate production of neutrophils following chemotherapy — see neupogen

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“Filgrastim.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/filgrastim. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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