zafirlukast definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A drug that acts as a leukotriene receptor antagonist, reduces the inflammatory process, and is used to treat the signs and symptoms of asthma.
Origin: zafir-, of unknown origin + -lukast, leukotriene receptor antagonist suff. (from rearrangement of (anti)as(thmatic) l(e)uk(otriene receptor antagonis)t).
zafirlukast - Medical Definition
A leukotriene receptor antagonist that reduces inflammation and is used to treat asthma.