Definition of Arava
1. Noun. An anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orally; can slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis by slowing the proliferation of white blood cells which reduces inflammation in the synovium.
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Literary usage of Arava
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1. Drug Safety: FDA Needs to Further Address Shortcomings in Its Postmarket by Marcia Crosse (2007)
"Although ODS staff presented their postmarket drug safety analyses during some advisory committee meetings, our case study of Arava provided an example of ..."
2. The South Sea Islanders and the Queensland Labour Trade: A Record of Voyages by William T. Wawn (1893)
"They called it Arava. They informed Father Schaefer that Arava women married in Bundi and Bundi women went to Arava- "Come on over with us and see the big ..."
3. A Comparative Grammar of the Dravidian Or South-Indian Family of Languages by Robert Caldwell (1875)
"The opinion of the best Telugu pandits I have consulted is that Arava is a Sanskrit, not a Dravi- dian, word. It is to be divided as a—rava, destitute of ..."