imiglucerase

noun
im·​i·​glu·​ce·​rase | \ ˌim-ə-ˈglü-sə-ˌrās How to pronounce imiglucerase (audio) \

Medical Definition of imiglucerase

: modified human glucocerebrosidase produced by recombinant DNA technology and administered by injection for enzyme replacement therapy in the treatment of Gaucher's disease Imiglucerase has now been given to more than 5000 patients worldwide and clearly reverses many of the manifestations of Gaucher disease, particularly those affecting the bone marrow and viscera.— Timothy M. Cox, Biologics: Targets & Therapies, 2010

Note: Imiglucerase is marketed under the trademark Cerezyme.

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“Imiglucerase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/imiglucerase. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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