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colchicine

Saltos de línea: col|chi¦cine
Pronunciación: /ˈkɒltʃɪsiːn
 
, ˈkɒlk-/

Definición de colchicine en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Chemistry
A yellow compound present in the corms of colchicums, used to relieve pain in cases of gout.
Example sentences
  • Examples include the analgesics morphine and codeine, the antibiotic sanguinarine, the gout suppressant colchicine, and the muscle relaxant (+) tubocurarine.
  • Sivagnanam wonders if our patients settled because of the residual effect of the previously administered high dose colchicine that we had stopped; we only reintroduced colchicine, however, if the gout was not settling or was worsening.
  • The reduction of pain in the study joint was consistent between monoarticular and polyarticular gout and across subgroups defined by concomitant use of allopurinol, colchicine, or both.

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