golimumab

noun

go·​lim·​u·​mab gō-ˈlim-yü-ˌmab How to pronounce golimumab (audio)
: a genetically engineered monoclonal antibody that inhibits the activity of tumor necrosis factor and is administered by subcutaneous injection to treat rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and ulcerative colitis

Note: Golimumab is marketed under the trademark Simponi.

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“Golimumab.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/golimumab. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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