Raloxifene meaning

rə-lŏksĭ-fēn
A selective estrogen receptor modulator, C28 H27 NO4 S, used in the form of its hydrochloride primarily to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
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A selective estrogen receptor modulator, C28 H27 NO4 S, used in the form of its hydrochloride primarily to treat and prevent osteoporosis in postmenopausal women.
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Origin of raloxifene

  • ral- of unknown origin (eth)oxy alteration and blend of phen(yl) –ene

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