squalamine

noun
squa·​la·​mine | \ ˈskwā-lə-ˌmēn How to pronounce squalamine (audio) , ˌskwāl-ˈam-ˌēn How to pronounce squalamine (audio) \

Medical Definition of squalamine

: a steroid broad-spectrum antibiotic C34H67N3O5S that was originally obtained from a dogfish shark and has been shown to inhibit angiogenesis in tumors

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“Squalamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/squalamine. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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