suramin

noun
sur·​a·​min | \ ˈsu̇r-ə-mən How to pronounce suramin (audio) \

Medical Definition of suramin

: a trypanocidal drug C51H34N6Na6O23S6 obtained as a white powder and administered intravenously in the early stages of African sleeping sickness

called also germanin, suramin sodium

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“Suramin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/suramin. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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