Definition of Acitretin

1. Translations. (pharmaceutical drug) A retinoid that is used to treat psoriasis. ¹



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Medical Definition of Acitretin

1. An oral retinoid effective in the treatment of psoriasis. It is the major metabolite of etretinate with the advantage of a much shorter half-life when compared with etretinate. Pharmacological action: keratolytic agents. Chemical name: 2,4,6,8-Nonatetraenoic acid, 9-(4-methoxy-2,3,6-trimethylphenyl)-3,7-dimethyl-, (all-E)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acitretin

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acinose
acinote
acinotubular
acinotubular gland
acinous
acinous carcinoma
acinous cell
acinous gland
acinus
acipenser
acipenserine
acipimox
acise
acises
acitretin (current term)
aciurgies
aciurgy
acivicin
ack-ack
ack-ack gun
ack-acks
ackee
ackee poisoning
ackees
acker
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acknew
acknow
acknowelege

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