Trastuzumab definition

trăs-to͝ozə-măb
A humanized monoclonal antibody used intravenously to treat metastatic breast cancer.
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A humanized monoclonal antibody used intravenously to treat certain types of breast cancer and gastric cancer.
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Origin of trastuzumab

  • tras- origin unknown tu(mor) -zu- (shortening and alteration of humanized) m(onoclonal) a(nti)b(ody)

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