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Meaning of PENICILLAMINE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a drug (trade name Cuprimine) used to treat heavy metal poisoning and Wilson's disease and severe arthritis
 

PENICILLAMINE is a 13 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: Cuprimine
 
 See Also: medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: A drug that removes copper from the body and is used to treat diseases in which there is an excess of this metal. It is also being studied as a possible angiogenesis inhibitor in brain tumors.
 

 

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