Rituximab meaning

rĭ-tŭksĭ-măb
A chimeric monoclonal antibody used to treat certain types of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and refractory rheumatoid arthritis.
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A chimeric monoclonal antibody used to treat certain types of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, and refractory rheumatoid arthritis.
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Origin of rituximab

  • ri- origin unknown tu(mor) -xi- (alteration of chi(meric)) (influenced by X Greek letter chi) m(onoclonal) a(nti)b(ody)

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