pegfilgrastim

noun
peg·fil·gras·tim | \ ˌpeg-fil-ˈgras-təm \

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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