Medical Dictionary

omalizumab

noun oma·liz·u·mab \ ˌō-mə-ˈliz-ə-ˌmab \

medical Definition of omalizumab

: an immunosuppressive drug that is a recombinant monoclonal antibody selectively binding to IgE to reduce allergic reactions and that is administered by subcutaneous injection especially in the treatment of asthma and chronic hives
Note: Omalizumab is marketed under the trademark Xolair.

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up omalizumab? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!