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ranibizumab

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noun ran·i·biz·u·mab \ˌra-nə-ˈbi-zü-ˌmab\

Medical Definition of ranibizumab

  1. :  an antiangiogenic drug that is a genetically engineered monoclonal antibody administered by injection into the eye especially to treat age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy Ranibizumab acts by binding to and inhibiting the activity of vascular endothelial growth factor. It is marketed under the trademark Lucentis.


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