pegfilgrastim

noun
peg·​fil·​gras·​tim | \ ˌpeg-fil-ˈgras-təm How to pronounce pegfilgrastim (audio) \

Medical Definition of pegfilgrastim

: a pegylated form of filgrastim administered by injection especially to stimulate production of neutrophils following chemotherapy

Note: Pegfilgrastim is marketed under the trademark Neulasta.

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“Pegfilgrastim.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pegfilgrastim. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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