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glatiramer

noun gla·tir·a·mer \ glə-ˈtir-ə-mər \
variants: also glatiramer acetate

medical Definition of glatiramer

: a drug consisting of a mixture of the acetate salts of synthetic peptides that is administered by subcutaneous injection in the treatment of relapsing multiple sclerosis which is marked by attacks of worsening neurological function alternating with periods of partial or complete remission
Note: Glatiramer is marketed under the trademark Coxpaxone.

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