Definition of tretinoin in English:

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tretinoin

Pronunciation: /trəˈtinōin/

noun

A drug related to retinol (Vitamin A), used as a topical ointment in the treatment of acne and other disorders of the skin.
Example sentences
  • Topical retinoids such as tretinoin or adapalene are effective in many patients with comedonal acne.
  • These data suggest that topical tretinoin is a useful agent in the treatment of steroid-induced acne.
  • Like tretinoin, adapalene may cause skin irritation and initial exacerbation of acne lesions.

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Syllabification: tre·tin·o·in

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