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pentoxifylline

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noun pent·ox·i·fyl·line \ˌpen-ˌtäk-ˈsif-ə-ˌlēn\

Medical Definition of pentoxifylline

  1. :  a methylxanthine derivative C13H18N4O3 that reduces blood viscosity, increases microcirculatory blood flow, and is used to treat intermittent claudication resulting from occlusive arterial disease—see trental


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