squalamine

noun

: 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 3 Mar. 2024.

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