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noun in·flix·i·mab \in-ˈflik-si-ˌmab\

Medical Definition of infliximab

  1. :  an immunosuppressive drug administered by intravenous injection especially to treat the symptoms of Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and rheumatoid arthritis Infliximab is a chimeric monoclonal antibody prepared from humans and mice that acts by binding to and blocking the activity of tumor necrosis factor. It is marketed under the trademark Remicade.

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