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levamisole

División en sílabas: le·va·mi·sole
Pronunciación: /ləˈvaməˌsōl
 
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Definición de levamisole en inglés:

sustantivo

Medicine
A synthetic compound used as an anthelmintic drug (especially in animals) and in cancer chemotherapy.
Example sentences
  • We selected for mutants that were resistant to the anthelmintic drug levamisole.
  • In addition, no persuasive mechanism for the assumed synergism between fluorouracil and levamisole has been found.
  • Drugs assessed in these trials included albendazole, piperazine, mebendazole, levamisole, pyrantel, and tetrachlorethylene.

Origen

1960s: from levo- (it being a levorotatory isomer) + (tetra)misole, the name of an anthelmintic drug.

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