Omalizumab meaning

ōmə-lĭzyə-măb
A humanized monoclonal antibody, used as an intravenous drug to treat severe asthma.
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A humanized monoclonal antibody, used as an intravenous drug to treat severe asthma.
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Origin of omalizumab

  • oma- origin unknown -li- (shortening and alteration of immunoglobulin the molecule targeted by the drug) -zu- (shortening and alteration of humanized) m(onoclonal) a(nti)b(ody)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition